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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chemise  \Che*mise"\,  n.  [F.,  shirt,  fr  LL  camisa,  camisia 
  shirt,  thin  dress;  cf  G.  hemd,  or  OIr.  caimmse  sort  of 
  garment.  Cf  {Camis}.] 
  1.  A  shift,  or  undergarment,  worn  by  women. 
 
  2.  A  wall  that  lines  the  face  of  a  bank  or  earthwork. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chemise 
  n  1:  a  woman's  sleeveless  undergarment  [syn:  {shimmy},  {shift},  {slip}, 
  {teddies},  {teddy}] 
  2:  a  loose-fitting  dress  hanging  straight  from  the  shoulders 
  without  a  waist  [syn:  {sack},  {shift}] 




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