- a lightweight, loose-fitting shirt or smock with long sleeves.
Origin of camise
1805–15; < Arabic qamīṣ < Late Latin camīsa, variant of camīsia shirt; see chemise
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- a loose light shirt, smock, or tunic originally worn in the Middle Ages
C19: from Arabic qamīs, from Late Latin camīsia
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