What does the word chemise mean?

Usage examples for chemise

  1. Two or three of the men or women were on the benches, others on old chests; and one figure started half out of a trunk to look at me, whom might have taken for a ghost, had the chemise been white, to contrast with the sallow visage. – Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft
  2. She indicated the chemise. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  3. Take Fagette; she won't let even women see her undress; when she puts a clean chemise on she holds the old one between her teeth. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
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