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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist; A woman's sleeveless undergarment.

Usage examples (33)
  • I was looking for a chemise on sale.
  • His breeches and her chemise were the only barriers, the only protection, but it was enough.
  • There was nothing surprising in their not having chemises, for the chemise is a scarce article in Spain, but the idea of pleasing
  • She is responsible for popularizing such fads as the Picture Hat, the Gaulle Gown aka chemise a la reine, and the gown en militaire. for more
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