Henley Definition

hĕnlē
henleys
noun
A knit shirt, top, etc. typically having a crew neck with a band collar, and a buttoned placket.
Webster's New World
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proper name
City in SE England, on the Thames: site of an annual rowing regatta.
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other
A town of south-central England west of London, noted for its annual rowing regatta (established 1839).
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Other Word Forms of Henley

Noun

Singular:
henley
Plural:
henleys

Origin of Henley

  • After Henley where such shirts were traditionally worn by crews rowing in the annual regatta held there

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the town of Henley in England, where the rowers wore shirts of this type

    From Wiktionary

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