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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French chemisette.

NounEdit

chemisette ‎(plural chemisettes)

  1. An item of women’s clothing, popular in the 1860s and 1870s, worn to fill in the front and neckline of any garment.
    Of the items I was asked to buy, the one that gave me most trouble was a chemisette. — Kokoro by Natsume Soseki, 1914, English by Edwin McClellen, 1968.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

chemise +‎ -ette

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chemisette f ‎(plural chemisettes)

  1. short-sleeved shirt/blouse

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