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Synonyms for chemise

a woman's sleeveless undergarment

a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist


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During the French Revolution the building was not seriously damaged, but the Holy Chemise was taken away and tom to pieces.
The linen bloomers and chemise were designed for the British Queen at the end of the 19th century.
The long and the shorts of it: Curators at Kensington Palace inspect the fine linen chemise and split drawers worn by Queen Victoria.
Bring out the animal in you with Star by Julien Macdonald's animal print mesh baby doll, pounds 25, at Debenhams; or Primark's purple animal babydoll, pounds 8, with matching thong, pounds 2 Feel racy in classic red and black with Ann Summers Miss Desires chemise, pounds 28; or play around in purple with Pour Moi?
It's slightly different from the traditional British style - more of a chemise."
And another is Ron Hodges threatening to quit at 67 after a long and respected career in training because of a pounds 3,000 fine imposed over the running of Chemise at Bath on Sunday.
I AM sure I am not alone in having feelings of deep sympathy on reading of the punishment meted out to Ron Hodges at Bath over the running of juvenile debutante Chemise.
Below: Michael Kors designs strapless scrolled lace mini chemise, worn with white cardigan.
Shimmy, born in 1837, means a chemise, or (short for shimmy-shake) a jazz dance characterized by a shaking of the body from the shoulders down; it can also identify an abnormal vibration, especially in the front end of an automobile.
The event took place, not surprisingly, in suburbia, where a bevy of babe-a-luscious models, starlets and other assorted Next-Big-Miss Things gathered at Scott's new home in Woodland Hills to sip sangria and show their support for the hostess, who looked stunning in a skimpy blue silk chemise cut practically to the top of Mulholland Drive.
Relaxing on a stylish bed, Wendy wears a golden chemise silk and lace nightdress with an ivory silk dressing gown and ruby red slippers to compliment.
(Boy sees girl out with another boy, dreams of her, loses her.) While Mukhamedov, out on the razzle with his two pals, had some macho moments--and he still can do pretty good barrel turns--Asylmuratova in her funereal black fringed chemise and gloves is just not a Cyd Charisse, and she looked bemused at having to dance choreography that didn't do her justice.
No map can account for every eccentricity of chemise, necklace, eyebrow, lip, and hair, and Sherman's photos playfully exploit this cacophony of signs.