Shirt

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Shirt \Shirt\, noun [OE. schirte, sherte, schurte; akin to Icel. skyrta, Dan. skiorte, Sw. skjorta, Dan. ski["o]rt a petticoat, D. schort a petticoat, an argon, G. schurz, sch["u]rze, an argon; all probably from the root of E. short, as being originally a short garment. See {Short}, and cf. {Skirt}.] A loose under-garment for the upper part of the body, made of cotton, linen, or other material; -- formerly used of the under-garment of either sex, now commonly restricted to that worn by men and boys.

Several persons in December had nothing over their shoulders but their shirts. --Addison.

She had her shirts and girdles of hair. --Bp. Fisher.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Shirt \Shirt\, verb (used with an object) & i. [imp. & p. p. {Shirted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shirting}.] To cover or clothe with a shirt, or as with a shirt. --Dryden.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

shirt

noun

1: a garment worn on the upper half of the body

verb

1: put a shirt on


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.

Say "Hell No!" to the TPP.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 8:25:32 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_Shirt_2015-03-31_08-25-32_54-158-186-118