Variant of shirt
- the usual sleeved garment worn by men on the upper part of the body, often under a coat or jacket, typically having a collar and a buttoned opening down the front
- a similar garment for women
Origin: Middle English shert from Old English scyrte (akin to German schürze, apron, Old Norse skyrta, shirt) from base of scort, short
- shirtless adjective
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