Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a ruffled skirt hung from under the mattress and extending to the floor around the sides of a bed as a decoration
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A gathered or pleated strip of cloth reaching from the bottom of a mattress or box spring to the floor.