Definitions

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

  • n. A loose shirt, shift, or tunic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See camis.

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

  • n. 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; see qmṣ in Semitic roots.

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