camisole

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noun cam·i·sole \ˈka-mə-ˌsōl\

Definition of camisole

  1. 1 :  a short negligee jacket for women

  2. 2 :  a short sleeveless garment for women

Origin and Etymology of camisole

French, from Occitan camisolla, diminutive of camisa shirt, from Late Latin camisia


First Known Use: 1795


CAMISOLE Defined for English Language Learners

camisole

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noun cam·i·sole \ˈka-mə-ˌsōl\

Definition of camisole for English Language Learners

  • : a light piece of clothing for women that is worn on the top part of the body, does not have sleeves, and is often worn alone or under a blouse


Medical Dictionary

camisole

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noun cam·i·sole \ˈkam-ə-ˌsōl\

Medical Definition of camisole

  1. :  a long-sleeved straitjacket


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