01.08.02.02.01 n
Underwear

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APA Style:

01.08.02.02.01 (n) Underwear. 2017. In The Historical Thesaurus of English, version 4.2. Glasgow: University of Glasgow. Retrieved 28 May 2017, from http://historicalthesaurus.arts.gla.ac.uk/category/?id=53582.

MLA Style:

"01.08.02.02.01 (n) Underwear." The Historical Thesaurus of English, version 4.2. Glasgow: University of Glasgow, 2017. Web. 28 May 2017. http://historicalthesaurus.arts.gla.ac.uk/category/?id=53582.

Chicago Style:

The Historical Thesaurus of English, version 4.2, s.v., "01.08.02.02.01 (n) Underwear," accessed 28 May 2017, http://historicalthesaurus.arts.gla.ac.uk/category/?id=53582.

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The Historical Thesaurus of English, version 4.2. 2017. Glasgow: University of Glasgow. http://historicalthesaurus.arts.gla.ac.uk.

There are 15 words at this level:

linen 1330– OED

napery 1598–1602 OED

linings 1614–1693 dial. + 1866– dial. OED

unders 1731 + 1905 rare OED

underdress 1785 OED

unexpressibles 1810 OED

unmentionables 1823– OED

underclothes 1835– OED

underclothing 1835– OED

underthings 1864 OED

underwear 1872– OED

undergear 1883 OED

smalls 1943– OED

scanties 1944– colloq., orig. US OED

skivvies 1945– N. Amer. slang, orig. Nautical OED

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