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singlet n : a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body [syn: vest, undershirt]

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singlet (plural: singlets)
  1. A vest, or a similar sleeveless item of clothing
    • 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p28
      Winston wrenched his body out of bed — naked, for a member of the Outer Party received only 3,000 clothing coupons annually, and a suit of pyjamas was 600 — and seized a dingy singlet and a pair of shorts that were lying across a chair.

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