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underwear

noun

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clothing intended to be worn underneath other clothing
  • he had been sleeping in his underwear so he had to put a robe on before answering the door

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The first known use of underwear was in 1870

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“Underwear.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/underwear. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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