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girdle in Clothes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgirdlegir‧dle1 /ˈɡɜːdl $ ˈɡɜːr-/ noun [countable]  DCCa piece of women’s underwear which fits tightly around her stomach, bottom, and hips and makes her look thinner
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girdleThe fashionable and becoming gown and girdle were her only concessions to style and conformity.The slight indecency of nakedness, emphasized by her stockings, four times suspended to an elastic girdle, bothered her.Avoid wearing tight panty girdles or below-the-knee stockings, Mohler also advised.He was holding a lady's girdle and he swivelled it like moving hips.Some see in it the girdle ot hymen and the promise of the immaculate conception of a Messiah.For its part, Pan Am must have viewed the girdle as a kind of modern-day chastity belt.He was able to fight off the others and get away with the girdle.