a quick dressing jacket for females
- a brief sleeveless undergarment for ladies
- a quick negligee
- A short dressing jacket for women.
- A kind of straitjacket.
A straitjacket. The word camisole was lent from the French and identifies a woman's apparel, generally sleeveless. The definition of originated from the Latin camisia for linen top or nightgown.
1816, from French camisole (16c.), from Successful
She wore the camisole that amplified her breasts, her curls captured at the nape of her neck.