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a loose-fitting blouse for women.
Historical Examples

She was dressed in bronze satin, with a flowered brocade “casaque,” and one string of splendid pearls.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington

“How large your casaque is about the neck,” said Joy, carelessly.
Gypsy Breynton Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


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