Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A loose shirt, shift, or tunic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See camis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a loose shirt or tunic; originally worn in the Middle Ages

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic qamīṣ, from Late Greek kamision, kamison, shirt, from Late Latin camisia; see chemise.]

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