tunic


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Synonyms for tunic

an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue

any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees

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Their arms and necks were encircled by many ornaments of metal--silver predominating--and on their tunics were sewn the heads of tiny reptiles in odd and rather artistic designs.
Presently the boy took a ball from his tunic, and, pointing at a little bush near them, said, "Stand you there, Lady Maud, by yonder bush, I would play at toss.
Stripped to the skin, I donned the red-deerskin tunic, the leopard-tail, the golden fillet, armlets and leg-ornaments of a Galu, with the belt, scabbard and knife, the shield, spear, bow and arrow and the long rope which I learned now for the first time is the distinctive weapon of the Galu warrior.
In so far as the sensation was concerned, I might as well have been entirely naked, so short and light was the tunic.
Close to the corner of the chimney sat a middle-aged gleeman, clad in a faded garb of Norwich cloth, the tunic of which was so outgrown that it did not fasten at the neck and at the waist.
Where all this difference then between the ermine cloak and the leathern tunic, if what they cover is the same?
This was the hero's dress of charioteering that he put on: his soft tunic of deer skin, so that it did not restrain the movement of his hands outside.
And many people preferred to see them alive, breathing, moving, elbowing each other in flesh and blood, in this Flemish embassy, in this Episcopal court, under the cardinal's robe, under Coppenole's jerkin, than painted, decked out, talking in verse, and, so to speak, stuffed beneath the yellow amid white tunics in which Gringoire had so ridiculously clothed them.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart- watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
Make the pillowcase or sack into a tunic by simply cutting slits down the side for arm holes and use a plate to sketch out a circular neck hole.
I was pretty impressed with the patterned tops and matching trousers, with the tribal print tunic and lilac lace summer wedding-perfect shift dress.
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These tunic silhouettes flatter most every shape and size.
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