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undershirt

[ uhn-der-shurt ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌʃɜrt /
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noun
a collarless, usually pullover undergarment for the torso, usually of cotton and either sleeveless and low-cut or with sleeves, worn chiefly by men and children.
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Origin of undershirt

First recorded in 1640–50; under- + shirt
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British Dictionary definitions for undershirt

undershirt
/ (ˈʌndəˌʃɜːt) /

noun
mainly US and Canadian an undergarment worn under a blouse or shirtBrit name: vest
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