Definition of Camisia
1. camise [n -S] - See also: camise
Lexicographical Neighbors of Camisia
camisia (current term)
Literary usage of Camisia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in South America: From the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean by Paul Marcoy (1875)
"... and camisia, which they have believed to be distinct, are one and the same river, under three different names. ..."
2. The Contemporary Review (1875)
"... name of camisia, which, under the name of chemise, has gradually superseded the others, and which has been perpetuated in ecclesiastical phraseology ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The origin of the rochet may be traced from the clerical (non-liturgical) alba or camisia, that is, the clerical linen tunic of everyday life. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"At the beginning of the i ath century the rochet is mentioned, under the name of camisia, by Gilbert of Limerick and by Honorius, and, somewhat later, ..."