A light loose over apparel like a smock frock used specially by workingmen in France in addition a loose layer of every product whilst the undress consistent layer associated with the united states of america army
- a top worn by ladies
- A light, free over-garment, like a smock frock, worn specifically by workingmen in France; also, a free coat of any product, while the undress consistent coat of usa army.
1828 (from 1822 as a French term in English), from French blouse, "workman's or peasant's smock" (1788), beginning as yet not known. Perhaps comparable to verified
(letter.) A light, loose over-garment, like a smock frock, worn especially by workingmen in France; also, a loose coating of any product, once the undress uniform coating of United States military.
Close on his heels was Lydia Larkin, tucking in her blouse and adjusting her skirt.