descamisado

descamisado

[des-kam-uh-sah-doh; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-thaw]
noun, plural descamisados [des-kam-uh-sah-dohz; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-thaws] .
1.
an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution 1820–23.
2.
(in Argentina) a worker, especially a poor laborer or factory worker.

Origin:
1815–25; < Spanish: literally, shirtless

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