What does chemise mean?

Definitions for chemise
ʃəˈmizchemise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddynoun

    a woman's sleeveless undergarment

  2. chemise, sack, shiftnoun

    a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

Wiktionary

  1. chemisenoun

    A loose shirtlike undergarment, especially for women.

  2. chemisenoun

    A short nightdress, or similar piece of lingerie.

  3. chemisenoun

    A woman's dress that fits loosely; a chemise dress.

  4. chemisenoun

    A wall that lines the face of a bank or earthwork.

Wikipedia

  1. Chemise

    A chemise or shift is a classic smock, or a modern type of women's undergarment or dress. Historically, a chemise was a simple garment worn next to the skin to protect clothing from sweat and body oils, the precursor to the modern shirts commonly worn in Western nations.

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  1. chemise

    A chemise is a loose-fitting, shirt-like dress worn by women, either as an undergarment or as casual clothing. It originated from European undergarments worn during the Middle Ages. In contemporary fashion, it typically refers to a woman's delicate, silk or lace sleeping gown.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chemisenoun

    a shift, or undergarment, worn by women

  2. Chemisenoun

    a wall that lines the face of a bank or earthwork

  3. Etymology: [F., shirt, fr. LL. camisa, camisia, shirt, thin dress; cf. G. hemd, or OIr. caimmse sort of garment. Cf. Camis.]

Wikidata

  1. Chemise

    The term chemise or shift can refer to the classic smock, or else can refer to certain modern types of women's undergarments and dresses. In the classical usage it is a simple garment worn next to the skin to protect clothing from sweat and body oils, the precursor to the modern shirts commonly worn in Western nations.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chemise

    she-mēz′, n. a woman's shirt or sark, a smock or shift.—n. Chemisette′, a kind of bodice worn by women, the lace or muslin which fills up the open front of a woman's dress. [Fr. chemise—Low L. camisia, a nightgown, surplice.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chemise

    In mediæval fortification, an additional escarp or counter-guard wall, covering the lower part of the escarp.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chemise in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chemise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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