camise

[kuh-meez, -mees]

noun

a lightweight, loose-fitting shirt or smock with long sleeves.

Nearby words

  1. camion,
  2. camisade,
  3. camisado,
  4. camisard,
  5. camisards,
  6. camisole,
  7. camlet,
  8. cammaerts,
  9. cammaerts, émile,
  10. cammie

Origin of camise

1805–15; < Arabic qamīṣ < Late Latin camīsa, variant of camīsia shirt; see chemise

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British Dictionary definitions for camise

camise

noun

a loose light shirt, smock, or tunic originally worn in the Middle Ages

Word Origin for camise

C19: from Arabic qamīs, from Late Latin camīsia

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