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fore- +‎ skirt


foreskirt (plural foreskirts)

  1. The front skirt of a garment, in distinction from the train.
    • Shakespeare
      Honour's train is longer than his foreskirt.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for foreskirt in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)