Crinolette: a steel framework worn under the skirt to distend its rear section, fashionable in the mid-18th century

Source: English

Plural: krolettijiet


or Krinjolin: Crinoline – a stiff or structured petticoat designed to hold out a woman’s skirt, popular at various times since the mid-19th century. Originally, crinoline described a stiff fabric made of horsehair (“crin“) and cotton or linen which was used to make underskirts and as a dress lining.

Source: Italian

Plural: Krinolini


Bustle, culet, skirt-hoop etc – a pad or frame worn under a skirt and puffing it out.

Source: Sicilian

Plural: kulejiet