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long sleeve

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n long sleeve a sleeve extending from shoulder to wrist
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Usage

In literature:

He was grateful for the advice Steve had given them to wear long trousers and long-sleeved shirts.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It was a very comfortable fit; the sleeves were a little long, but there was room enough in the shoulders.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He winked at Ollie, who was then pulling down her sleeves, her long day's work being done.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The Baron again laughed loud and long, for in his shirt-sleeves he was a very mirthful creature.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But so do other young girls wear the long sleeves for company dress.
"Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey
Her left arm was raised, its long, loose sleeve fell back and bared it.
"The Return of the Prodigal" by May Sinclair
He looked long and scrupulously at his fine white hand and fingered the lace ruffle upon his sleeve.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
At an evening wedding, full dress may be worn, or else very elaborate high-throated, long-sleeved gowns, without hats, and with white gloves.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
The tunic with long sleeves (tunica manicata) was a later fashion.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
I knew not how long this had lasted, when I felt myself seized by the sleeve on a sunny heath.
"The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart" by Adelbert von Chamisso
Q. Osburga,* in long supertunic, with ample sleeves, falling in folds over the feet.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells" by Percy Dearmer
Sometimes the garment was sleeveless, and again it was worn with short sleeves, or sleeves long and full.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
The long and pointed sleeves of her dress fell from her shoulders like two white wings.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
The sleeves came to the elbow only; the long skirt was severely plain.
"Anne" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
The cuffs have the embroidery both inside and out, so that when the long sleeve is turned back over the hand the embroidery will show.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Long strings, demanded by frontier fashion, dangled idly from the sleeves and yoke of the garment.
"Chiquita, an American Novel" by Merrill Tileston
The long, wide sleeves opened from the shoulder.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
With her hand still resting lightly upon his sleeve, Michael felt the palpitation of long-stored-up memories and emotions.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
A long angry burn was visible on the wrist which the sleeve of her wrap didn't cover.
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
The "jubbeh" worn in Eastern countries, is a long outer vest, with sleeves which reach nearly to the wrist.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous
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In poetry:

The maidens'
Sleeves wave from the mount:
Where shrine walls,
From times long past
Have I thought of you.
"The maidens'" by Kakinomoto no Asomi Hitomaro
Round the corner I met the Inspector
He stared - like he couldn't believe
He said, "How long have you been a Sergeant?"
Then I noticed three stripes on my sleeve.
"The Sergeant's Overcoat (Or The Policeman That Nearly Got Caught)" by Billy Bennett
In his sleeves, which were long,
He had twenty-four packs,--
Which was coming it strong,
Yet I state but the facts;
And we found on his nails, which were taper,
What is frequent in tapers,--that's wax.
"Plain Language From Truthful James" by Francis Bret Harte
In his sleeves, which were long,
He had twenty-four packs, --
Which was coming it strong,
Yet I state but the facts;
And we found on his nails, which were taper,
What is frequent in tapers, -- that's wax.
"The Heathen Chinee" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

Earlier this month, the Fairfax County Health Department confirmed a dead crow found in Reston tested positive for West Nile virus, signaling it is once again time to break out the DEET and long sleeves.
Sleeves should not be thin and long the cuffs or too short.
Covered chest and necklines, long sleeves and ruffles are a few of the trends that have emerged from the 2013 bridal shows.
Wearing just a T-shirt layered over his long-sleeved shirt, Kevin Fair sits outside the FYE store on the corner of Randolph and Wabash.
Blue and white striped cotton long-sleeve shirt by Gucci, $360.
Long Sleeved Men's Plaid Shirt.
There will no bobblehead giveaway for the second consecutive year and four in total: a cap on Aug 2, T-shirt on Aug 16, long sleeve shirt on Aug 23, and a winter cap on Sept 6.
Mountain Hardwear Men's Ravine Long-Sleeve Shirt.
Red peplums, gold gowns, long sleeves and more: Check out the most stunning styles from Hollywood's biggest night.
Lincoln Police Officer Katie Flood said that the tables at Hollister contained 34 piles of shirts, ranging from T-shirts, long sleeve T-shirts, thermals and hoodies.
Shevell wore a long sleeve white dress.
Saint Joseph \'s Hawks Team Arch Long Sleeve T-Shirt.
I've gotten away with just long sleeves long enough.
Like all TRU-SPEC 24-7 Series apparel, the new long sleeve 24-7 Cotton Field Shirt is designed for serious work, regardless of the assignment, but with its good looks, it's stylish enough for after hours use, as well.
In the store, the big sizes have shorter sleeves, and the smaller sizes have long sleeves.
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