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sailor suit

a child's suit, usually navy and white, with a collar that is squared off at the back like a sailor's
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  • There was one in the pocket of her sailor suit and she wrote the words down on the back of a sheet of music.

  • One of the stable-boys was brushing off the grime from his sailor suit.

  • He had already seen a face and form and a sailor suit, but not the boy.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • She remembered that he was always clean, and well-dressed, in a sailor suit.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • It takes a jaunty juvenility of spirit to wear a sailor suit properly, and she was not feeling that way these days.

    Emmy Lou George Madden Martin
  • Even if she did have on a sailor suit too big for her, and a funny soup-bowl hat.

    The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted Katharine Ellis Barrett
  • The man in the sailor suit picked up the plate of food from the berth and slung the whole business into the basin.

    Tom Slade on a Transport Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Have you seen some children playing about—a little girl in a red jersey, a boy in a sailor suit?

    Troublesome Comforts Geraldine Glasgow
  • Two young girls in white frocks and wide-brimmed hats walked in; with them a chubby, rosy boy in a sailor suit.

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