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Henley

[hen-lee] /ˈhɛn li/
noun, plural Henleys.
1.
a short- or long-sleeved pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton, with a round neckband and an often covered neckline placket.
Also called Henley shirt.
Origin
after a style traditionally worn by rowers at Henley-on-Thames
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Henley

town on the Thames in Oxfordshire, site of annual regatta since 1839. The name is Old English hean-leage "(settlement) at or by the high wood."

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