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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shirt  \Shirt\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shirted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Shirting}.] 
  To  cover  or  clothe  with  a  shirt,  or  as  with  a  shirt. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shirt  \Shirt\,  n.  [OE.  schirte  sherte,  schurte  akin  to  Icel. 
  skyrta  Dan.  skiorte  Sw  skjorta  Dan.  ski["o]rt  a 
  petticoat,  D.  schort  a  petticoat,  an  argon,  G.  schurz, 
  sch["u]rze,  an  argon;  all  probably  from  the  root  of  E.  short, 
  as  being  originally  a  short  garment.  See  {Short},  and  cf 
  {Skirt}.] 
  A  loose  under-garment  for  the  upper  part  of  the  body,  made  of 
  cotton,  linen,  or  other  material;  --  formerly  used  of  the 
  under-garment  of  either  sex,  now  commonly  restricted  to  that 
  worn  by  men  and  boys. 
 
  Several  persons  in  December  had  nothing  over  their 
  shoulders  but  their  shirts.  --Addison. 
 
  She  had  her  shirts  and  girdles  of  hair.  --Bp.  Fisher. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shirt 
  n  :  a  garment  worn  on  the  upper  part  of  the  body 
  v  :  put  a  shirt  on 




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