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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A loose cover for a book, typically made of leather or cloth, with pockets at each side into which the boards fit. Commonly used in some medieval bindings.

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chemise

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A loose cover for a book, typically made of leather or cloth, with pockets at each side into which the boards fit. Commonly used in some medieval bindings.

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chemise

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

The term ‘chemise’ derives from, or relates to, the French word for ‘shirt’, and denotes a protective slip-on cover for a book or manuscript, generally kept as a loose, fitted ...

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chemise

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 146 words.

The term ‘chemise’ derives from, or relates to, the French word for ‘shirt’, and denotes a protective slip-on cover for

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chemise

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 109 words.

Achinese, Ambonese, appease, Assamese, Balinese, Belize, Beninese, Bernese, bêtise, Bhutanese, breeze, Burmese, Cantonese, Castries, cerise, cheese, chemise, Chinese,

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chemise

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 109 words.

Achinese, Ambonese, appease, Assamese, Balinese, Belize, Beninese, Bernese, bêtise, Bhutanese, breeze, Burmese, Cantonese, Castries, cerise, cheese, chemise, Chinese,

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chemise

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 9 words.

XIX. — (O)F. :- late L. camīsia shirt, nightgown.

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chemise

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 29 words.

A loose cover for a book, typically made of *leather or cloth, with pockets at each side into which the

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chemise <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 57 words.

ME Old and Modern French (from late Latin camisia shirt, nightgown).

1 ME A garment for the upper body; especially

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chemise-lifter <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 72 words.

1 a male homosexual.

1982 B. Humphries Nice Night's Entertainment (1981) gloss.

2 a lesbian [suggests the ‘female’

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LA CHEMISE LACOSTE SA v BAKER STREET CLOTHING LTD

in Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law. 12365 words.

H1 Trade mark—Application—Opposition—ALLIGATOR for clothing and for retail services connected with clothing—Earlier marks—Device marks of a crocodilian creature—Objections raised on basis...

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