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English translation: farthingale

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Spanish term or phrase:guardainfante
English translation:farthingale
Entered by: Aida González del Álamo
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21:33 Jul 9, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: guardainfante
ni idea, en el cuadro de velazquez de una sola menina, aparece esta provista de su guardainfante, en el caudro sale solo ella, y en la mano lleva un pañuelo
Aida González del Álamo
Spain
Local time: 07:54
farthingale
Explanation:
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-07-09 21:40:15 (GMT)
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guardainfante.
(De guardar e infante, por ser prenda con que podían ocultar su estado las mujeres embarazadas).
1. m. Especie de tontillo redondo, muy hueco, hecho de alambres con cintas, que se ponían las mujeres en la cintura debajo de la basquiña.
Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados

guardainfante, m. 1. farthingale, hoop skirt
Simon & Schuster\'s Bilingual Dictionary

far·thin·gale
Function: noun
Etymology: modification of Middle French verdugale, from Old Spanish verdugado, from verdugo young shoot of a tree, from verde green, from Latin viridis -- more at VERDANT
Date: 1552
: a support (as of hoops) worn especially in the 16th century beneath a skirt to expand it at the hipline
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©

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Note added at 2003-07-14 16:21:08 (GMT) Post-grading
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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Oso ¶:^)
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mil gracias
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
farthingale


Explanation:
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-07-09 21:40:15 (GMT)
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guardainfante.
(De guardar e infante, por ser prenda con que podían ocultar su estado las mujeres embarazadas).
1. m. Especie de tontillo redondo, muy hueco, hecho de alambres con cintas, que se ponían las mujeres en la cintura debajo de la basquiña.
Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados

guardainfante, m. 1. farthingale, hoop skirt
Simon & Schuster\'s Bilingual Dictionary

far·thin·gale
Function: noun
Etymology: modification of Middle French verdugale, from Old Spanish verdugado, from verdugo young shoot of a tree, from verde green, from Latin viridis -- more at VERDANT
Date: 1552
: a support (as of hoops) worn especially in the 16th century beneath a skirt to expand it at the hipline
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©

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Note added at 2003-07-14 16:21:08 (GMT) Post-grading
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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Oso ¶:^)

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064
Grading comment
mil gracias

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jane Lamb-Ruiz: it's HOOP skirt, the other is barely recognizable
22 mins
  -> Gracias mil, Jane ¶:^)

agree  ES > EN (US)
4 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, suestru ¶:^)

agree  Jorge Rubino
5 hrs
  -> Mil gracias, Jorge ¶:^)

agree  Connie Ibarzabal
6 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, Connie ¶:^)
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