shirt dress
shirtwaist shirtwaist, Shirt waist Shirt waist [shirt + waist; see {waist[3]}, n.] 1. A woman's blouse resembling a men's shirt in cut and style; -- in England called a {blouse}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. a type of woman's dress with a bodice tailored like a shirt; -- also called {shirt dress}, {shirtwaist dress}, and {shirtwaister}. --[RHUD] [PJC]


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