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bodice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
bodicebod‧ice /ˈbɒdɪs $ ˈbɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DCCthe part of a woman’s dress above her waist2 DCCa tight-fitting woman’s waistcoat, worn over a blouse in former times3 DCC old use a piece of a woman’s underwear that covers the upper part of her body syn corset
Examples from the Corpus
bodiceThe tightly fitting bodice was cut quite low over Comfort's small bosom.Her long, graceful neck curved into the round, firm line of her bodice.He sat back on to his knees and undid her bodice.The cut-in bodice revealed her youthful, toned shoulders.Three young women sat around the edges of the room; they looked bored and a little cold in their scanty bodices.The women wear tight bodices over a long flowing skirt.
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