Definition of Sleeves

1. Noun. (plural of sleeve) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleeves

1. sleeve [v] - See also: sleeve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeves

sleeveface
sleevefaces
sleevefish
sleevehand
sleevehands
sleeveless
sleevelet
sleevelets
sleevelike
sleevemaker
sleevemakers
sleevemaking
sleevenotes
sleever
sleevers
sleeves (current term)
sleeves from one's vest
sleeving
sleevings
sleezier
sleeziest
sleezy
sleided
sleigh
sleigh bed
sleigh bell
sleighbell
sleighbells
sleighed
sleigher

Literary usage of Sleeves

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

1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"Athy grinned and turned up the sleeves of his jacket, saying: It can't be helped; It must be done. ... He had rolled up his sleeves to show how Mr ..."

2. Old English Popular Music by William Chappell, Harry Ellis Wooldridge (1893)
"Within twelve days of the first entry of Green sleeves it was converted to a pious use, and we have " Greene Sieves moralised to the Scripture, ..."

3. A Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of by James Robinson Planché (1876)
"The sleeves of the garments of both sexes were generally, in the sixteenth century, separate articles, taken from or added to the body of the dress at ..."

4. Machine Tool Operation by Henry D. Burghardt (1922)
"If a suitable socket or sleeve is not at hand, a combination of socket and sleeve or of two sockets or two sleeves may be used. ping) may be made either ..."

5. A Manual of Costume as Illustrated by Monumental Brasses by Herbert Druitt (1906)
"On the arms appear the sleeves of the under-gown, usually striped. The over- gown has puffed sleeves ending just below the shoulders, or hanging down like ..."

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