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[oh-ver-shurt] /ˈoʊ vərˌʃɜrt/
a pullover sport shirt, worn outside the waistband of a skirt or pair of slacks.
Origin of overshirt
First recorded in 1795-1805; over- + shirt Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In ten minutes more Jurgis had pulled off his coat and overshirt, and set his teeth together and gone to work.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair
  • His coat and hat are on the floor, and he lies snoring at my side, with overshirt and trousers on.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman
  • A parka is a sort of overshirt, wind proof and waterproof and hooded, to be worn over the overcoat and cap of the uniform.

  • I had tied two handkerchiefs together, and rolling my share in one of them, belted the amount between my overshirt and undershirt.

    The Outlet Andy Adams

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