- a short- or long-sleeved pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton, with a round neckband and an often covered neckline placket.
Origin of Henley1
after a style traditionally worn by rowers at Henley-on-Thames
Also called Henley shirt, henley shirt.
- Beth (Becker),born 1952, U.S. playwright.
- William Ernest,1849–1903, English poet, critic, and editor.
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Examples from the Web for henley
At Henley, the other vaporium, the crew lying around on settees and filling the room with fog brought back Dutch flashbacks.
Henley, another vaping boite a bit further downtown, is even hipper.
Eisenberg and Denholtz reiterated many times that with Henley, they are "starting a culture."
The city council's decision to ban the public use of e-cigarettes is highly unlikely to negatively impact Henley.
Now being one of the few safe places left to vape, Henley may even get more customers.
There was always a wild flood and storm of talk wherever Henley might be.
Henley was not the sort of man to shirk a fight in the open.
The force Henley used with such success was simply his talk.
The enthusiast, with his cuff an impatient blank, never hung about Henley.
As if any of Henley's Young Men under any circumstances ever did anything else.
Word Origin and History for 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."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper