Che*mise" (?), n. [F., shirt, fr. LL. camisa, camisia, shirt, thin dress; cf. G. hemd, or Olr. coimumse sort of garment. Cf. Camis.]

1.

A shift, or undergarment, worn by women.

2.

A wall that lines the face of a bank or earthwork.

 

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