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descamisado

[des-kam-uh-sah-doh; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-th aw] /ˌdɛs kæm əˈsɑ doʊ; Spanish ˌdɛs kɑ miˈsɑ ðɔ/
noun, plural descamisados
[des-kam-uh-sah-dohz; Spanish des-kah-mee-sah-thaws] /ˌdɛs kæm əˈsɑ doʊz; Spanish ˌdɛs kɑ miˈsɑ θɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
an extreme liberal of the Spanish revolution 1820–23.
2.
(in Argentina) a worker, especially a poor laborer or factory worker.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Spanish: literally, shirtless
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