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A Vietnamese woman's long-sleeved tunic with ankle-length panels at front and back, worn over trousers.
- ‘Garbed in the traditional ao dai, young Vietnamese women seem to epitomise the charm and grace of Hue.’
- ‘A young guy wearing glasses was at the front explaining the pageant history, its celebration of the ao dai.’
- ‘A special type of Vietnamese women's gown is the ao dai.’
- ‘She climbed onto the Honda, minding her ao dai, and wrapped her arms around his waist.’
- ‘The ao dai consists of a long mandarin-collared shirt that extends to the calves, slit at both sides to the waist.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.