A Dictionary of Victorian Slang (1909) | The Public Domain Review

by Srikanth

A Dictionary of Victorian Slang (1909) | The Public Domain Review.

A Dictionary of Victorian Slang (1909) | The Public Domain Review

See p. 25:
“Behindativeness (Soc., 1888). Referring to the dress pannier–one of the shapes with which fashion is for ever varying the natural outline of the feminine frame; e.g., ‘That lady has got a deal of behindativeness.'”

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