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blouse / blous; blouz/ • n. a woman's loose upper garment resembling a shirt, typically with a collar, buttons, and sleeves. • v. [tr.] make (a garment) hang in loose folds: I bloused my trousers over my boots [intr.] my dress bloused out above my waist. ORIGIN: early 19th cent. (denoting a belted loose garment worn by peasants): from French, of unknown origin.

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blouse

blouse XIX. — F., of unkn. orig.

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blouse

blousearouse, blouse, browse, carouse, Cowes, dowse, drowse, espouse, house, Howes, rouse

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