bush shirt
noun Etymology: from its use in rough country Date: 1909 a usually loose-fitting cotton shirt with patch pockets

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bush shirt — noun : bush jacket * * * 1. See bush jacket. 2. a shirt resembling a bush jacket; safari shirt. [1905 10] * * * bush shirt or bush jacket noun A cotton, etc garment with four patch pockets and a belt • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bush shirt — 1. See bush jacket. 2. a shirt resembling a bush jacket; safari shirt. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bush jacket — a belted, hip length, shirtlike jacket, usually with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from the hunting coat customarily worn in the African bush. Also called bush coat, bush shirt, safari jacket. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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