/keuh meez", -mees"/, n.
a lightweight, loose-fitting shirt or smock with long sleeves.
[1805-15; < Ar qamis < LL camisa, var. of CAMISIA shirt; see CHEMISE]

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  • camise — [kə mēs′] n. [Ar qamis < LL camisia: see CHEMISE] a loosefitting shirt, smock, or gown …   English World dictionary

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  • Camise — see Chemise …   Medieval glossary

  • camise — ca·mise …   English syllables

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