Definition of Chemise

1. Noun. A woman's sleeveless undergarment.

Exact synonyms: Shift, Shimmy, Slip, Teddy
Terms within: Shoulder Strap, Strap
Generic synonyms: Undergarment, Unmentionable



2. Noun. A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist.
Exact synonyms: Sack, Shift
Generic synonyms: Dress, Frock

Definition of Chemise

1. n. A shift, or undergarment, worn by women.

Definition of Chemise

1. Noun. (historical) A loose shirtlike undergarment, especially for women. ¹

2. Noun. A short nightdress, or similar piece of lingerie. ¹

3. Noun. A woman's dress that fits loosely; a chemise dress. ¹

4. Noun. A wall that lines the face of a bank or earthwork. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chemise

1. a loose dress [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chemise

1. A square of gauze fastened to a catheter passed through its centre; used to retain a tampon packed around the catheter inserted into a wound, such as that resulting from a perineal section. Origin: Fr. Shirt (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemise

chemiloon
chemiloons
chemiluminescence
chemiluminescent
chemiluminescent labeling
chemin de fer
cheminformatics
chemiosmoses
chemiosmosis
chemiosmotic
chemiosmotic coupling
chemiosmotic hypothesis
chemiosmotic theory
chemiotaxis
chemise (current term)
chemises
chemisette
chemisettes
chemism
chemisms
chemisorb
chemisorbed
chemisorbing
chemisorbs
chemisorption
chemisorptions
chemisorptive
chemist

Literary usage of Chemise

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1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1812)
"... that belongs to an old Bachelor, who boards in Hawley Square, and a chemise, which appertains to a maiden Lady of the same Table d'Hôtesse. ..."

2. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr, During His Residence of Four Years in by Aaron Burr (1838)
"The British take everything, and plunder, as is said, to the very chemise. My health always the same. ..."

3. The Wedding Day in All Ages and Countries by Edward J. Wood (1869)
"Marriage en chemise.—Ring Signs.—Australian Marriages.—Wife-capture.—The Trial of Spears. A WRITER in the seventeenth century says that the ne- •*••*• grocs ..."

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