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Tunic meaning

tunic - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. An under- garment worn by the ancient Romans of both sexes. It was made with or without sleeves, reached to or below the knees, and was confined at the waist by a girdle.
  2. 2. Any similar garment worm by ancient or Oriental peoples; also, a common name for various styles of loose- fitting under- garments and over- garments worn in modern times by Europeans and others.
  3. 3. Same as Tunicle.
  4. 4. A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.
  5. 5. A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.
  6. 6. See Mantle, n., 3 ( a).
  7. 7. Ancient Roman under- garment; loose vestment.

tunic - examples of usage

  1. The boy in the green tunic held out his hand. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
  2. The boy in the brown tunic went back in the ship. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
  3. The boy in the brown tunic had pointed at him with the object that cut metal plates in half. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
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