"Running isn't much in my line," he panted, as he wiped his fat, freckled face on his shirtsleeve.
Own wife, the coat does not crock the shirtsleeve in the least—so thy labor in lining it would have been thrown away.
Miss Eyester flipped a bit of plaster from his shirtsleeve with her thumb and finger.
The man wiped the tears from his eyes with his shirtsleeve, smearing the red brick dust with which it was powdered, over his face.
He stopped and swabbed his streaming face with a shirtsleeve—he now was carrying his coat.
The negro presently dropped his ax, sat down on the log, and wiped his forehead with his shirtsleeve.
Simple and unpretentious; down-toearth: Here's what that means in shirtsleeve English (1908+)