Henley

1

or hen·ley

[ hen-lee ]
/ ˈhɛn li /
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noun, plural Hen·leys.

a short- or long-sleeved pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton, with a round neckband and an often covered neckline placket.

Origin of Henley

1
after a style traditionally worn by rowers at Henley-on-Thames
Also called Henley shirt, henley shirt.

Definition for henley (2 of 2)

Henley

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[ hen-lee ]
/ ˈhɛn li /

noun

Beth (Becker),born 1952, U.S. playwright.
William Ernest,1849–1903, English poet, critic, and editor.
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Word Origin and History for henley

Henley


town on the Thames in Oxfordshire, site of annual regatta since 1839. The name is Old English hean-leage "(settlement) at or by the high wood."

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