bush shirt


: a usually loose-fitting cotton shirt with patch pockets

Word History


from its use in rough country

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bush shirt was in 1901

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“Bush shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bush%20shirt. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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