Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of undersleeve.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "undersleeves" which had been the fashion in Rachel

    The Story Girl

  • "undersleeves" which had been the fashion in Rachel Ward's youth.

    The Story Girl

  • Until 1965 Sisters of Mercy went to class in pleated serge habits with a large piece of white celluloid plastic covering them in front from the neck almost to the waist, big choir sleeves worn over close-fitting undersleeves, and five layers of headgear.

    Nasty Habits

  • After some anxious consideration, I put on a gown of tawny velvet over a kirtle and undersleeves of cream satin, with a fresh ruff, and Dale tidied my hair into a white cap with cream embroidery.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • She was wearing the newest kind of ruff, a little bigger than its predecessors and edged with lace, and her rose-colored overgown, embroidered with golden flowers, adorned with high shoulder puffs, and worn over a pale blue kirtle and undersleeves also sewn with golden flowers, could have appeared at any court function.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • After some anxious consideration, I put on a gown of tawny velvet over a kirtle and undersleeves of cream satin, with a fresh ruff, and Dale tidied my hair into a white cap with cream embroidery.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • She was wearing the newest kind of ruff, a little bigger than its predecessors and edged with lace, and her rose-colored overgown, embroidered with golden flowers, adorned with high shoulder puffs, and worn over a pale blue kirtle and undersleeves also sewn with golden flowers, could have appeared at any court function.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • After some anxious consideration, I put on a gown of tawny velvet over a kirtle and undersleeves of cream satin, with a fresh ruff, and Dale tidied my hair into a white cap with cream embroidery.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • She was wearing the newest kind of ruff, a little bigger than its predecessors and edged with lace, and her rose-colored overgown, embroidered with golden flowers, adorned with high shoulder puffs, and worn over a pale blue kirtle and undersleeves also sewn with golden flowers, could have appeared at any court function.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • After some anxious consideration, I put on a gown of tawny velvet over a kirtle and undersleeves of cream satin, with a fresh ruff, and Dale tidied my hair into a white cap with cream embroidery.

    To Ruin a Queen

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