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What is "Polo Shirt" - Definition & Explanation

Polo shirt a close-fitting knit shirt with short or long sleeves and turnover collar or banded neck.
A short sleeved pullover with small flat collar that would stay in place during an entire game of Polo. Later adapted to t-shirts and sportswear.

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