Definitions starting with S

ID #5426


[DAS idem orig. bop musician use cl948 →; cf. OED shade covering worn above the eyes to protect them from glare; cf. BDNE I, shortened from sunshadesn. sing. a pair of sunglasses: He had on a shades (Long).

 ◊An Inaguan born in 1891 recalls this term being used in his youth.

Tags: noun, singular

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Last update: 2011-08-17 17:24
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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