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camise

[ kuh-meez, -mees ]
/ kəˈmiz, -ˈmis /
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noun
a lightweight, loose-fitting shirt or smock with long sleeves.
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Origin of camise

1805–15; <Arabic qamīṣ<Late Latin camīsa, variant of camīsia shirt; see chemise
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How to use camise in a sentence

  • The embroidered camise, or shirt, falls over the pyjamas nearly to the knee.

    At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray

British Dictionary definitions for camise

camise
/ (kəˈmiːz) /

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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