placket hole
Placket Plack"et, n. [F. plaquer to lay or clap on. See {Placard}.] 1. A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term for a woman. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for convenience in putting it on; -- called also {placket hole}. [1913 Webster]

3. A woman's pocket. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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