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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Blouse with a sailor collar.

Usage examples (37)
  • Down a "middy" of Tooheys New (a downmarket brew but perfect for this pub) to whet your appetite for lunch.
  • She's gone in for dress reform now, you know, a kind of middy blouse made out of a striped portière with a kilted skirt of the same material and a Scotch cap.
  • So she searched again, and came upon a blue-and-white "middy" suit and a dark-blue "Norfolk."
  • Although no average cake would have held the candles to which Miss Mercy's birthdays entitled her, she was given to "middy" blouses and pink sweaters. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "middy" (a midshipman in naval academy) was smitten with Mimi and her "midi" (a mid-calf length skirt).
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