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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.
    • Kokoro by Natsume Soseki, 1914, English by Edwin McClellen, 1968
      Of the items I was asked to buy, the one that gave me most trouble was a chemisette.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

chemise +‎ -ette

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chemisette f (plural chemisettes)

  1. short-sleeved shirt/blouse

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