barrel cuff

barrel cuff
noun Date: 1926 an unfolded cuff (as on a shirt) usually fastened by a button

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  • french cuff — noun Usage: usually capitalized F : a soft double cuff that is made by turning back part of a wide cuff band and that fastens by cuff buttons or cuff links distinguished from barrel cuff * * * a double cuff formed by folding back a wide band at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • French cuff — a double cuff formed by folding back a wide band at the end of a sleeve, usually fastened by a cuff link. Cf. barrel cuff. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shirt — Charvet shirt from the 1930s, Norsk Folkemeuseum, Oslo. A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch all term for almost any garment other than… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cufflink — Cuff with cufflink. A cufflink (also cuff link or cuff link) is a decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse. The forerunner of today’s shirt first appeared in the early 16th century,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dress shirt — Charvet dress shirt from the 1930s, Norsk Folkemeuseum, Oslo. A shirt, or dress shirt in American English, (also button front, button down, or button up shirt) is a garment with a collar, a full length opening at the front from the collar to the… …   Wikipedia

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