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What is the hoop under a dress called?

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A hoop skirt or hoopskirt is a women's undergarment worn in various periods to hold the skirt extended into a fashionable shape. Its Tudor name was a 'farthingale'. Hoop skirts are called by various names in different periods: Farthingale (Spanish verdugado) (16th century)