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  • Now he wore blue and green, a loose-sleeved, body-hugging tunic with a high, embroidered collar, and skin-tight trews with matching soft boots.

    Elephant in the City

  • As gingerly as I could, I slipped my bandaged arms into a loose-sleeved robe and negotiated the stairs in my bare feet.

    Firehorse

  • Their graceful garb consists of a long white loose-sleeved shirt, over which they wear either a long black mohair or silk gown, or a deep bright blue affair, not altogether unlike a University gown, only with more stuff in it and more folds.

    Travels in West Africa

  • The necessary dress of a man is his Saub (Tobe), a blue calico shirt, reaching from neck to ankles, tight or loose-sleeved, opening at the chest in front, and rather narrow below; so that the wearer, when running, must either hold it up or tuck it into his belt.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • There was no more artificial creation than a geisha, yet as art, a geisha did possess enormous appeal, half human, half loose-sleeved butterfly.

    December 6

  • Americans wondered how samurai could fight in loose-sleeved kimonos, not understanding how the robes accentuated the sweep and thrust of the sword, and how the final plunge of steel through silk wrapped agony in beauty.

    December 6

  • He dressed primarily in loose-fitting black clothes, with a loose-sleeved tunic and black pants tucked into the top of knee-high black boots.

    Double or Nothing

  • He wore clothing, a mark of civilization: a loose-sleeved white shirt and deep blue vest on his human torso, cut and fringed in imitation of the Troisian fashion and clasped at his human waist with a leather belt.

    Villains by Necessity

  • It was a beautiful room, all soft colors, and standing in it as though it were a setting for her — posed before a small white-manteled fireplace — stood Mrs. Andrew Carmody in a long loose-sleeved pink dress, holding a folded fan of ivory.

    Time and Again

  • He wore tall black boots, dark gray leggings, a loose-sleeved, high-necked shirt in pale gray, and an open knee-length black vest covered with pockets of all shapes and sizes.

    Searching for dragons

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