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  • By 1920 the noun T-shirt denoted a collar-free, short-sleeved, cotton undergarment that replicated the letter T when laid out neat and flat.

    The English Is Coming!

  • As he finishes his remarks, his audience applauds, and again the collection baskets are passed—this time by two men dressed in T-shirts and jeans, and two more in slacks and short-sleeved shirts.

    American Grace

  • At 11:30, Pastor Rick takes the stage, dressed in a loose, short-sleeved button-down shirt and black cotton chinos.

    American Grace

  • January day, Father Kennedy wears white trousers and a loose, short-sleeved white shirt.

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  • I was wearing a calf-length orange denim skirt and a flowered short-sleeved blouse and sandals.

    18th and 19th Century Country Women

  • I would really like to find a pattern such as was used in those days -- the short-sleeved suits with the bloomers and the skirts over them.

    Modest Active Wear

  • I became embarrassed for him in his short-sleeved plaid T-shirt, gray pants, and white tennis sneakers, spouting catchphrases, next to my stepbrother, who was always sincere in his brown cashmere sweater with black boots, who was finishing his PhD at Yale in engineering.

    The Adults

  • I glanced down at my clothes, a black short-sleeved cable-knit sweater and jeans, and shrugged.

    Haven

  • He wore a short-sleeved flowered shirt and pink tie with a long gray sweater vest.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • Mama would surely laugh at my panic attack, especially over something to wear, I thought, and finally reached out and took a plain-looking dark blue skirt and its matching short-sleeved V-neck blouse.

    Family Storms

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