Sentence Examples

  • The tunic with long sleeves (tunica manicata) was a later fashion.
  • Kiera grabbed the prisoner's tunic, staring in horror as the ground dropped from beneath them.
  • They sat up immediately and she buttoned her tunic as he walked to the door.
  • In the Roman Catholic Church the rochet is a tunic of white, and usually fine linen or muslin (battiste, mull) reaching about to the knee, and distinguished from the surplice by the fact that its arms are narrow and tight-fitting.
  • The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.

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