bush shirt

noun

Definition of bush shirt

: a usually loose-fitting cotton shirt with patch pockets

First Known Use of bush shirt

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bush shirt

from its use in rough country

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“Bush shirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bush%20shirt. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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