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Worth, Charles Frederick Line breaks: Charles Fred|erick Worth
Pronunciation: /wəːθ/

Definition of Worth, Charles Frederick in English:

( 1825–95), English couturier, resident in France from 1845. Regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture, he is noted for designing gowns with crinolines and for introducing the bustle.

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