Shirt definitions

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A garment for the upper part of the body, typically having a collar, sleeves, and a front opening.
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An undershirt.
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A nightshirt.
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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.
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A similar garment for women.
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An article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms.
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("shirts and skins" games) A member of the shirt-wearing team.
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To cover or clothe with a shirt, or as if with a shirt.

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Origin of shirt

From Old English scyrte, from Proto-Germanic *skurtijÇ­. Cognate with Dutch schort, German Schürze (“apron"). Skirt is a parallel formation from Old Norse; compare also short, from the same ultimate source.