Bishop sleeve
Bishop sleeve \Bish"op sleeve`\ A wide sleeve, once worn by women. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bishop sleeve — noun : a long full sleeve usually gathered on a wristband and adapted from a bishop s robe * * * bishop sleeve noun A full sleeve drawn in tightly at the wrist • • • Main Entry: ↑bishop * * * bishop sleeve, a wide, full sleeve, gathered in at the …   Useful english dictionary

  • bishop sleeve — /bɪʃəp ˈsliv/ (say bishuhp sleev) noun a long, wide sleeve gathered at the wrist …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sleeve — other|Sleeve (disambiguation)Sleeve (O. Eng. slieve , or slyf , a word allied to slip , cf. Dutch sloof ) is that part of a garment which covers the arm, or through which the arm passes or slips. The pattern of the sleeve is one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop Stopford's Maths and Computing School — Infobox Secondary school name = Bishop Stopford s Maths Computing School native name = motto = animus noster dei gloria established = 1967 type = Voluntary aided [ [ governors.php School web sit:… …   Wikipedia

  • sleeve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. covering, envelope, pipe; mandrel, quill, bushing, coupling, union. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sheath, cover, jacket, envelope. Types of sleeves on clothing include: coat, tight fitting, flowing, short,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Michael Bishop (author) — Michael Bishop Born November 12, 1945 (1945 11 12) (age 65) Lincoln, Nebraska Occupation novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, teacher Nationality American Period 1970 present …   Wikipedia

  • Bell sleeve — A bell sleeve can be either long or short and is usually set smoothly into the armhole (no pleating or shirring) and flares toward the bottom, where it is gathered into a band, or cuff, by shirring or by smocking. The effect is reminiscent of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Mantle (vesture) — Bishop Mercurius of Zaraisk wearing the episcopal mantle (Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, New York) …   Wikipedia

  • Judge Dredd — This article is about the comic book character. For the performer, see Judge Dread. For the forthcoming film, see Dredd. Judge Dredd Cover to 2000 AD prog 168 Art by Mike McMahon …   Wikipedia

  • Disneyland Records — Founded 1956 Founder Walt Disney Status Defunct (Renamed t …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”