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Farthindale This is Farthingale. In the Mail on Sunday Crossword of 6th Sept. 2009, 36 down is Gooch, using the g of Farthingale. farthingale A hoop worn beneath a skirt to extend it horizontally; worn by European women in the 16th and 17th centuries

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