[ noun ] (clothing) a garment worn on the upper half of the body
Used in print(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
Crossing the 4000 - foot width of the Mekong at Champassak , on a raft with an outboard_motor , we took_off our dusty shirts and enjoyed a veritable ocean breeze .(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)
After a time , he straightened again , brushing the red Permian dust from his hands , slapping it from his six dollar levis and his tailored , twenty-five dollar shirt .(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
He let_go_of the shirt , and Jess slumped to the floor .(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
In_the_end , I did the same old picture , the naked girl and the guy in the doorway , only I put a Lord_Byron shirt on the guy , gave him a sword instead of a pistol , and painted in furniture from the stills of a costume movie .
He also had , at_times , an uncanny absent-minded air like a sleepwalker ; he would look right through you while you were talking to him , and if you said , `` For_Christ's_sake , Donald , you 've got Prussian_blue all_over your shirt '' , he would smile , and nod , and an hour later the paint would be all_over his pants as_well .
[ verb ] (clothing) put a shirt on
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
White shirted and conservatively cravated drivers stared conspicuously toward the eastern horizon and past my supplicating and accusing gaze .