noun. ['ˈfɑːrðɪŋˌgeɪl'] a hoop worn beneath a skirt to extend it horizontally; worn by European women in the 16th and 17th centuries.
- verdugale (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
- verdugado (Spanish)
Words that Rhyme with Farthingale
Example sentences of the word farthingale
1. Noun, singular or mass
Spanish clothing has always been structured, with the belled farthingale a popular export in the 16th and 17th centuries.