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mid·dy

 (mĭd′ē)
n. pl. mid·dies
1. Informal A midshipman.
2. A middy blouse.

middy

(ˈmɪdɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. (Military) informal See midshipman1
2. (Clothing & Fashion) See middy blouse
3. Austral a middle-sized glass of beer

mid•dy

(ˈmɪd i)

n., pl. -dies.
1. Informal. a midshipman.
[1825–35; mid (shipman) + -y2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middy - blouse with a sailor collarmiddy - 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.
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.
Younger women sported swimwear that looked like gym uniforms complete with middy blouses and bloomers under their skirts.