SHIRT , an undergarment of
See also:cotton and
See also:flannel for the upper
See also:part of the
See also:body, usually only applied to such a garment when worn by men, though the
See also:term is becoming
See also:common as used of a plain
See also:form of
See also:blouse worn by
See also:women, the
See also:American " shirt-
See also:waist." The word is apparently Scandinavian in origin and is an adaptation of the Icel. skyrte,
See also:Dan. skiorte, properly a
See also:short garment, and is derived from the
See also:root skar—to cut off; it is cognate with Ger .
See also:apron, and the same root is seen in " short," " shear " and " skirt "; the last word is now used of that part of a woman's garment which reaches from the waist to the feet, but properly means the
See also:lower part of the shirt, hence, edge, border of anything .
EMILY ANNE ELIZA SHIRREFF (1814-1897)
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