Furbelowed
Furbelow Fur"be*low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furbelowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furbelowing}.] To put a furbelow on; to ornament. [1913 Webster]

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  • furbelowed — adj. flamboyantly decorated; decorated with ruffles and frills (i.e. a dress) fur·be·low || fÉœrbɪləʊ / fɜːb n. gaudy decoration; decorative fold (on a dress) v. decorate gaudily; create decorative folds (on a dress) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • furbelowed — adjective literary adorn with trimmings. → furbelow …   English new terms dictionary

  • Furbelow — Fur be*low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furbelowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furbelowing}.] To put a furbelow on; to ornament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Furbelowing — Furbelow Fur be*low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furbelowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furbelowing}.] To put a furbelow on; to ornament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furbelow — [ fə:bɪləʊ] noun a flounce on a skirt or petticoat. ↘(furbelows) showy trimmings. verb [usu. as adjective furbelowed] literary adorn with trimmings. Origin C17: from Fr. falbala trimming, flounce …   English new terms dictionary

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