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(v. t.) To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity.
(n.) A petticoat.
(n.) The diaphragm, or midriff, in animals.
(n.) The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle.
(n.) A loose edging to any part of a dress.
(n.) Border; edge; margin; extreme part of anything
(v. t.) To cover with a skirt; to surround.
(v. t.) To border; to form the border or edge of; to run along the edge of; as, the plain was skirted by rows of trees.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Skirt'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/s/skirt.html. 1828.