henley

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the town of Henley in England, where the rowers wore shirts of this type.

Noun[edit]

henley (plural henleys)

  1. A type of knit shirt with a front placket but no collar
    • 2007 June 14, Mike Albo, “If You Really Need the Big Price Tag”, New York Times:
      I found a long-sleeve henley in a long-john weave of cool, beautifully soft viscose for $125.