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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes & fashion
sleevesleeve /sliːv/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DCthe part of a piece of clothing that covers all or part of your arm a dress with long sleeveslong-sleeved/short-sleeved etc a short-sleeved shirt2 have something up your sleeve3 APMa stiff paper cover that a record is stored in syn jacket
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sleeveVery suitable - high neck and nice long sleeves.She lowered the sleeves, down, down, until they reached her wrists.On completion, the top of the sleeve was not 44 centimetres.But it is an astutely packaged and worthwhile collection none the less, with translations from the Zulu on the sleeve.He had a grey walrus moustache and was wearing a collarless shirt with the sleeves rolled up.Thick, dark hair curled around his face and his rolled-up sleeves revealed strong, well-muscled arms.
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