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noun as in tunic

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A golden shield had he, and a gold-wrought helmet, & a short red kirtle over his shirt of mail.

Her tight-fitting, sleeveless kirtle was of a dull brown, for she scorned the gown of one color which was commanded by law.

Then they home conveyed a lass with pendent keys, and goatskin kirtle; married her to Karl.

Marvellous clasps of gold and silver in the kirtle on her breasts and her shoulders and spaulds on every side.

The kirtle and border was far too short for her majesty's height, and she asked every one how they liked her new fancied suit.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kirtle, such as: blouse, coat, jacket, robe, chiton, and surcoat.

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