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  • n. Plural form of shirtwaister.


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  • These old shirtwaisters often have such cute "throwaway" details.

    Back To Where You Once Belonged - A Dress A Day

  • They've broke away from the lady shirtwaisters durin 'the supper hour so Izzy can give his new girl a glimpse of what a real swell dance is like.


  • Now, Cynthia said goodbye to 40 a long time ago and while I'm all in favour of women who refuse to lie down and die in a hole, wearing only crochet doilies and shirtwaisters, I do have to draw the line at career women who hobble around like turn-of - the-century Chinese concubines.

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  • I seem to remember that you used to be able to easily find versions of land-girl style shirtwaisters, or short-sleeved, vintage-influenced tea dresses falling to beneath the knee, but dresses now have become most disobliging.

    The Guardian World News

  • Their collection had a fresh feel, full of girly summer frocks, print blouses, boxy jackets and wide pants, and shirtwaisters with bands of print in different colourways.

    Sawf News - Fashions


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