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Shirtsleeve   /ʃˈərtslˌiv/   Listen
Shirtsleeve

noun
1.
The sleeve of a shirt.






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"Shirtsleeve" Quotes from Famous Books



... breakfast and singing very sweet and blithe to hear, I took the pistol, and having cleaned and oiled it, found it very well; then I loaded it with one of my six bullets, using a strip from my ragged shirtsleeve for wads. This done I laid it by and, going for Adam's journal, I cut therefrom the map of the island and fell to studying it with a view to our forthcoming journey. The which map I ...
— Black Bartlemy's Treasure • Jeffrey Farnol



Words linked to "Shirtsleeve" :   arm, sleeve, shirt



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