Definitions

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

  • noun Fabric suitable for making shirts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any fabric designed for making shirts.
  • noun Stout cotton cloth such as is suitable for shirts: when used without qualification, the term signifies plain white bleached cotton.
  • noun Shirts collectively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Cloth, specifically cotton cloth, suitable for making shirts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any fabric used to make shirts

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

  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Now that everybody knows the difference between "shirting" and "sharting," I'm pleased to present you with a quiz.

    BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

  • By the way, I should point out that "shirting" is garmento-speak for "the stuff you make shirt out of," and should not be confused with "sharting," which is something else entirely.

    BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

  • The piece of "shirting" around John's neck is a curious signature on the part of the killer.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • He described them to the BBC as, "made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • He described them to the BBC as, "made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • He described them to the BBC as, "made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • He described them to the BBC as, "made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • "They are made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • "They are made from beautiful cotton shirting which is very smooth, cool and lux."

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • As private kindergartens prepare to send out acceptance letters this week, competitive parents are trying to game the system with so called red shirting -- delaying their kids' start in school so they'll be more advanced than their classmates.

    Does Starting Kindergarten Late Helps Kids Succeed?

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