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siren suit

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Definition of siren suit in English:

noun

A one-piece garment for the whole body which is easily put on or taken off, originally designed for use in air-raid shelters.
Example sentences
  • Churchill broadcasted to the nation in his famous ‘siren suit’.
  • Until the mid-1960s the siren suits were sewn in blue or red cotton or poplin with flannel lining.
  • It became routine for Mum to get us into our siren suits and tuck us up into the bunk in the shelter each night.

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