or shirt·sleeve, shirt-sleeved, shirt-sleeves
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Origin of shirt-sleeve
Example sentences from the Web for shirt-sleeve
Beard obliged by tearing off a piece of his tattered shirtsleeve and jotting down the ingredients.
Slipping up a soiled, ragged shirtsleeve, he showed me an ugly scar above the elbow, reaching to the shoulder.A Story of the Red Cross|Clara Barton
She laid one hand on his skinny forearm below the rolled-back shirtsleeve.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
The man wiped the tears from his eyes with his shirtsleeve, smearing the red brick dust with which it was powdered, over his face.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
Miss Eyester flipped a bit of plaster from his shirtsleeve with her thumb and finger.The Dude Wrangler|Caroline Lockhart
Own wife, the coat does not crock the shirtsleeve in the least—so thy labor in lining it would have been thrown away.Love Letters of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Volume 2 of 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne