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What is "Shirts" - Definition & Explanation

An apparel meant for upper part of the body worn over the pant having front opening with facility of buttoning which is used as formal wear or casual wear.
A shirt is a sort of top, i.e. a piece of clothing for the trunk of the body.
A shirt is a sort of top, i.e. a piece of clothing used to cover the trunk of the body. In the UK, it refers almost specially to what Americans call a dress shirt, i.e. a garment with a collar and a full vertical opening with buttons. Today, plain, printed, checkered and skillfully patterned shirts are readily available in market.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The place in the mill where goods are taken after weaving for inspection and repair. Examiners mark all defects, large or small with chalk; blemishes are also noted. If need be, brushing, shearing,...

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