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  • n  a skirt stiffened with hoops

  • Beyond is a Spanish steeple and swinging from it a great bell that might be a hoopskirt doll.
  • When Maria Meneghini Callas, in a gleaming white hoopskirt gown, stepped demurely before the Metropolitan Opera's golden curtain after the first act of Verdi's La Traviata last .
  • The crinoline type, adorned with bows and puffs, has a hoopskirt effect.

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