- s wearing or furnished with a petticoat
a petticoated table
- Beginning with a riotous "Night of Unconditional Surrender," it shows a restored Gay Paree of foamy-petticoated cancan dancers; a restored lustige Wien waltzing to Lehar and .
- Dimly Miss Oelrichs remembers the house at Newport where she spent her childhood, petticoated among socialites who were her family's friends.
- The theme of the defecting Communist, the iron-petticoated tovarish succumbing to pleasurable decadence, is the same old hoary story of peekaboo among Marx's whiskers.