Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of gymslip in English:
A sleeveless belted tunic reaching from the shoulder to the knee, formerly worn by schoolgirls.
- Miss Hopper was wearing her original gymslip and sash from her school in Askrigg, and had borrowed a matching blazer.
- Her gymslip was neatly pleated over a well-developed bosom, which again was not the case with me.
- In those days, the young students didn't wear nylon tracksuits and trainers, but gymslips and plimsolls.
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