middy middy

Definition(s):

  • (n) blouse with a sailor collar

Usage(s):

  1. In time their bustles gave way to hobble skirts; middy blouses came went.
  2. Wearing a navy blue skirt and white middy blouse, and carrying a red scarf in her hand, she stepped before newsmen at Cape Canaveral after her husband's space voyage was over.
  3. Iowa's 4-H girls got new uniformsblue-green zipper dresses with short balloon sleevesto replace their antiquated, long-sleeved, blue middy outfits.

Quotes

  • "The money you provide makes a real difference. For example, it enables a young mother like Middy Omara in Northern Uganda to leave her children in a safe place so she can cultivate her fields and feed her family," Annan said.
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: People's Daily Online

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