Balayeuse (Sweeper)

A French term for the frilling on lace which fringed the extreme edge of a dress train to keep the skirt clean as it swept along the floor.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Balayeuse — Ba la yeuse , n. [F., lit., a female sweeper.] A protecting ruffle or frill, as of silk or lace, sewed close to the lower edge of a skirt on the inside. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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