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[plak-it] /ˈplæk ɪt/

the opening or slit at the top of a skirt, or in a dress or blouse, that facilitates putting it on and taking it off.
a pocket, especially one in a woman’s skirt.

noun (dressmaking)
a piece of cloth sewn in under a closure with buttons, hooks and eyes, zips, etc
the closure itself


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