a woman's garment of linen, lace, or the like, worn, toward the end of the Victorian era, over a low-cut or open bodice to cover the neck and breast.
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How to use chemisette in a sentence
A chemisette of the finest cambric appeared within the bodice, and covered the bosom.The Hour and the Man | Harriet Martineau
Her brocade bodice trimmed with jet would partly cover her white chemisette.The Four Corners Abroad | Amy Ella Blanchard
chemisette of lace, finished at the throat with a fulled band and petite ruffle.
Almost at every turn the white chemisette of the brook bird glinted from some grey stone and went piping before us up stream.Poachers and Poaching | John Watson
She wore a gown of cambric, covered with narrow pink stripes, and cut low at the throat, so as to display a muslin chemisette.The Country Doctor | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for chemisette
an underbodice of lawn, lace, etc, worn to fill in a low-cut dress
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