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date: 25 February 2020

drapery miss n. (also bit of drapery) [defined by Lord Byron, who heard it in 1811, as 'a pretty, a high-born, a fashionable young female, well-instructed by her friends, and furnished by her milliner with a wardrobe upon credit, to be repaid, when married, by her husband'] 

Source:
Green's Dictionary of Slang
Author(s):

Jonathon Green

a woman who is considered sexually forward and who emphasizes her appeal by a flashy style of dress.1823Byron ...

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