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noun as in long shirt

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As the kids ran up and down the pitch, their traditional long pants and tunics mixed with flashy, donated jackets and sneakers stamped with American logos.

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The technique is not native to these communities, but the designs draw from ones long used for huipils, the traditional tunics worn in the region since pre-Columbian times.

The typical habit for a nun was a, “long-sleeved tunic, reaching the floor and no décolleté, showing,” Campagnol says.

Then Foley was shown on his knees, his body erect—even proud—clad in an orange tunic with no collar, and his head shaved.

In Luke, he says, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, bag, bread, or money – not even an extra tunic” (Luke 9:3).

He officiates over the rite in purple stole over a simple tunic.

According to Bissonnette, bin Laden was wearing a sleeveless white T-shirt, loose tan pants, and a tan tunic.

Even with his tunic ripped down the front, he gave the impression of making it his life business to be neat.

He had been buried in the vestments peculiar to his office, viz., the alb and tunic.

Down below, Sara Lee sat with Henri's ragged tunic on her lap and stitched carefully.

Henri did not appear, though she had sent what she suspected was his only tunic back to him neatly mended at five o'clock.

From his neck to his heels he was smeared with mud, and his tidy tunic was torn into ragged holes.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tunic, such as: blouse, coat, jacket, robe, chiton, and kirtle.

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