Topic: CLOTHES

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: Old French baste, from Old Proven├žal basta 'seam'; influenced by Basque 'of the Basque people of northern Spain and southwest France'

basque

noun
     
basque [countable]
DCC a piece of underwear for a woman that covers her body from under her arms to the top of her legs

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