Bloomer
Bloomer Bloom"er, n. [From Mrs. Bloomer, an American, who sought to introduce this style of dress.] 1. A costume for women, consisting of a short dress, with loose trousers gathered round ankles, and (commonly) a broad-brimmed hat. [1913 Webster]

2. A woman who wears a Bloomer costume. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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