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  • n. heavy-duty shirts worn for manual or physical work


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  •  He was wearing a battleship gray work-shirt with his name monogrammed on one pocket.

    Man Loses Life

  • Russell dressed every day in khaki pants and a blue work-shirt - I like to move from jeans and t-shirts to silk trousers and fabulous finery.

    Paying the Rent

  • George had found himself impressed against his will, as had the rest of the Scouts; the old man still wore his hair in two long, iron-gray braids and a bone necklace under his plain work-shirt.


  • And something that looked as if it might be a genuine, worn-out World War II flight jacket covered a faded work-shirt stretched across his broad chest.

    Cold Noses Warm Kisses

  • Above the faded brown of his work-shirt, his face glowed with color.

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • For a few seconds she fumbled and did something to the breast of his cotton work-shirt.

    Chapter 12

  • Oscar-nominated Farnsworth gets the role of his career, inhabiting the weathered Alvin like a favorite old work-shirt.

    The Full Feed from


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