middy blouse


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middy blouse

n.
A woman's or child's loose blouse with a sailor collar.
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middy blouse

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a blouse with a sailor collar, worn by women and children, esp formerly
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mid′dy blouse`


n.
any of various loose, usu. hip-length pullover blouses with a sailor collar.
[1910–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middy blouse - blouse with a sailor collarmiddy blouse - blouse with a sailor collar    
blouse - a top worn by women
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Or the burusera--shops selling used female panties and bras and schoolgirls' middy blouses. Or their (yet unnamed) offshoots peddling men's soiled skivvies.
Given this culture, the delight of abandoning long skirts and dresses, corsets and tight waists, and high button shoes for the bloomers, middy blouses, and comfortable walking shoes of camp was a welcomed liberty.
In the first women's college game, the young women wore middy blouses, bloomers, and long black hose.