FRILLIES

\fɹˈɪliz], \fɹˈɪliz], \f_ɹ_ˈɪ_l_i_z]\
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  • (colloq.). Frilled petticoats &c.
1919 - The concise Oxford dictionary of current English
By Sir Augustus Henry

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