chemisenoun [ C ]uk /ʃəˈmiːz/ us /ʃəˈmiːz/
Examples from literature
- Below the shoulder-straps of a brown bodice appeared the long full sleeves of an unbleached cotton chemise.
- She spent four nights cleaning everything, and mending the smallest holes in her stockings and chemise.
- The rents in dresses and chemises disclosed parts of their shoulders, their breasts, and their arms, and their white legs shone through the holes in the stockings.
- The wardrobe woman, who had the care of the linen, in her turn brought in a covered basket containing two or three chemises and handkerchiefs.
- Whether she was in her chemise or in full dress did not matter.