[des-kam-uh-sah-doh; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-th aw]
- an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution 1820–23.
- (in Argentina) a worker, especially a poor laborer or factory worker.
Origin of descamisado
1815–25; < Spanish: literally, shirtless
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Descamisados, or Sansculottes of the Spanish Revolution, vi.The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7.
George Gordon Byron