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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PULLOVER

These 20 rows complete Border for lower edge of pullover, cuffs and boat neck.

WORD ORIGIN

1871, originally of shoes, from pull (v.) + over (adv.). As a noun, from 1875 as a kind of hat cover; 1925 as a type of sweater (short for pullover sweater, 1912), so called in reference to the method of putting it on.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PULLOVER

blouse

nounshirt for woman

sweater

nounknitted jacket or jersey
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