Definitions for "Crinoline"
A kind of stiff cloth, used chiefly by women, for underskirts, to expand the gown worn over it; -- so called because originally made of hair.
A lady's skirt made of any stiff material; latterly, a hoop skirt.
petticoats stiffened with horse-hair to enable the bell-like skirts of the early nineteenth century, that was eventually replaced with the bustle.