Sentence Examples


  • "It's a chemise," Cynthia answered, folding yet another article.
  • Bright colours (especially red) are frequent, and the white chemise is an integral part of the dress.
  • A cotton chemise, and a white manta wrapped in Moorish fashion over head and body, constitute the dress of the women; a cotton shirt and trousers that of the men.
  • The garment doing duty as a chemise is called a pirahan; it is, with the lower orders, of white or blue calico, and comes down to the middle of the thigh, leaving the leg nude.
  • Timokhin, kept awake by the pain in his wounded leg, gazed with wide-open eyes at this strange apparition of a girl in a white chemise, dressing jacket, and nightcap.

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