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Skirt

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SKIRT, n.

1. The lower and loose part of a coat or other garment the part below the waist as the skirt of a coat or mantle. 1 Samuel 15
2. The edge of any part of dress.
3. Border edge margin extreme part as the skirt of a forest the skirt of a town.
4. A woman's garment like a petticoat.
5. The diaphragm or midriff in animals.

To spread the skirt over, in Scripture, to take under one's care and protection Ruth 3

SKIRT, To border to form the border or edge or to run along the edge as a plain skirted by rows of trees a circuit skirted round with wood.

SKIRT, To be on the border to live near the extremity.

Savages--who skirt along our western frontiers.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Skirt'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/s/skirt.html.

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