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[hen-lee] /ˈhɛn li/
noun, plural Henleys.
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 of Henley
after a style traditionally worn by rowers at Henley-on-Thames Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Word Origin and History for henley-shirt


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."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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