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It is unfortunately very true that, without leisure and money, love can be no more than an orgy of the common man. Instead of being a sudden impulse full of ardor and reverie, it becomes a distastefully utilitarian affair.
Charles Baudelaire
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A shirt

Etymology

Old English scyrte, from Germanic *skurtijon. Cognate with Dutch schort, German Schürze (apron). Skirt is a parallel formation from Old Norse; compare also short, from the same ultimate source.

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Noun

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shirt

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  1. An article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms.
  2. In "shirts and skins" games, a member of the shirt-wearing team.

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