Bustle

A bustle is a type of framework used to expand the fullness or support the drapery of the back of a woman`s dress, occurring predominantly in the mid-to-late 19th century. Bustles were worn under the skirt in the back, just below the waist, to keep the skirt from dragging. Heavy fabric tended to pull the back of a skirt down and flatten it. Thus,....
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Bustle

• (v. i.) To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd. • (n.) Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement. • (n.) A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; -- called also bishop, and tou...
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bustle

hustle noun a rapid active commotion
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Bustle

[regalia] The Native American bustle is a traditional part of a man`s regalia worn during a dance exhibition or wachipi (pow wow) and originates from the Plains region of the United States. In its modern form, the men`s bustle is typically made of a string of eagle or hawk feathers attached to a backboard. Eagle and hawk feathers are sacred...
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Bustle

Bus'tle (bŭs's'l) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bustled (-s'ld); present participle & vb . noun Bustling (-slĭng).] [ Confer Middle English buskle , per...
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Bustle

Bus'tle noun Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement. « A strange bustle and disturbance in the world. South. »
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Bustle

A bustle is a pad or frame worn to puff out the top of a woman's skirt at the back.
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Bustle

Bustle was 18th century criminal slang for money.
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bustle

item of feminine apparel for pushing out the skirt in back just below the waist; although used at various times since the 14th century, it was first ... [2 related articles]
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bustle

[n] - a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman`s skirt 2. [n] - a rapid bustling commotion 3. [v] - move or cause to move energetically or busily
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