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corset

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
corsetcor‧set /ˈkɔːsɪt $ ˈkɔːr-/ noun [countable]  DCCa piece of tight-fitting underwear that women wore especially in the past to make them look thinner
Examples from the Corpus
corsetA back corset may be needed to prevent curvature.Her mainly exposed bosoms wobbled over the top of her black corset.The fear of every fleshy lady is the broken corset string.Tall and stately, fairly bursting from her corset, she sometimes tipped the scales at over 200 pounds.Toned muscles can also act as a natural corset, improving the body's shape and contours.Still she wears corsets and girdles, tight and uncomfortable.In those days, women wore corsets and up to five layers of petticoats.
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