chemise

Part of speech: noun

A woman's under- garment.

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Usage examples "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", Mary Wollstonecraft.
  2. She indicated the chemise. - "The Brother of Daphne", 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", Anatole France.