tunic

Part of speech: noun

An ancient close- fitting garment.

Part of speech: noun

A modern outer garment.

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Usage examples "tunic":

  1. At that moment he felt something hard in the folds of his tunic, and pressing on his heart. - "Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen", Alexander Chodsko.
  2. The tunic fitted without a wrinkle, and my astonishment was unbounded at observing that it even had two gilt galons, the insignia of my rank, braided on the cuffs. - "Atlantida", Pierre Benoit.
  3. He was of medium height and spare, and he wore a long gray tunic of wool reaching to his knees. - "A Boy's Ride", Gulielma Zollinger.