placket-hole

 a pocket-hole. York. From the Scots.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • placket hole — placket hole, 1. an opening to give access to a pocket in a skirt. 2. = placket. (Cf. ↑placket) …   Useful english dictionary

  • placket hole — Placket Plack et, n. [F. plaquer to lay or clap on. See {Placard}.] 1. A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term for a woman. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for convenience in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • placket-hole — noun see placket 2a * * * plackˈet hole noun (archaic) A slit in a skirt • • • Main Entry: ↑placket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Placket — Plack et, n. [F. plaquer to lay or clap on. See {Placard}.] 1. A petticoat, esp. an under petticoat; hence, a cant term for a woman. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. The opening or slit left in a petticoat or skirt for convenience in putting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Placket — The opening, or slit, left in the upper part of a woman s skirt for convenience in putting on. During the Cavalier period (1625 1649) petticoats were sometimes called plackets and the opening in them was called a placket hole …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • placket — Synonyms and related words: air hole, armhole, blowhole, bullet hole, bunghole, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, gasket, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole, loop, loophole, manhole, mousehole, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket hole, porthole,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • air hole — Synonyms and related words: CAT, aerospace, aerosphere, air duct, air passage, air pocket, air shaft, air tube, airspace, airway, armhole, blowhole, breathing hole, bullet hole, bump, bunghole, ceiling, cringle, crosswind, deadeye, empty space,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vent — Synonyms and related words: air, air duct, air hole, air passage, air shaft, air tube, airway, announce, aperture, armhole, articulate, articulation, assert, avenue, blow, blow out, blowhole, blurt out, break, break it to, break the news,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blowhole — Synonyms and related words: air duct, air hole, air passage, air shaft, air tube, airway, armhole, avenue, breathing hole, bullet hole, bunghole, channel, chute, cringle, deadeye, debouch, door, egress, emunctory, escape, estuary, exhaust, exit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pigeonhole — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, air hole, alphabetize, analyze, armhole, arrange, assort, bibliography, blood, blowhole, book, bracket, branch, break down, bullet hole, bunghole, calendar, card catalog, caste, catalog, catalogue raisonne,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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