Definition of Overshirt

1. Noun. A shirt intended to be worn over other clothes. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overshirt

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshirt

overshaken
overshakes
overshaking
overshape
overshare
overshared
overshares
oversharing
oversharp
oversheet
oversheets
overshielding
overshine
overshines
overshining
overshirt (current term)
overshirts
overshoe
overshoes
overshone
overshook
overshoot
overshooting
overshoots
overshop
overshopped
overshopping
overshops
overshorten
overshortened

Literary usage of Overshirt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Naval Hygiene by James Chambers Pryor (1918)
"Over this is worn an overshirt made of heavy woolen material, ... This overshirt has no buttons, but is slipped on and the opening at the neck is laced so ..."

2. Naval Hygiene by James Duncan Gatewood (1909)
"All other enlisted men wear instead of coats either an overshirt of flannel or ... The overshirt is worn as a shirt within trousers and the jumper descends ..."

3. The Californian Illustrated Magazine by Charles Frederick Holder, Edward James Livernash (1893)
"The overshirt is usually fringed at the neck, cuffs and bottom, and generally the ... Should the overshirt be of buckskin it is almost invariably painted, ..."

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