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suspender

noun
     
sus‧pend‧er
1 [countable usually plural] British English a part of a piece of women's underwear that hangs down and can be attached to stockings to hold them up [= garter American English]
2

suspenders

[plural] American English two bands of cloth that go over your shoulders and fasten to your trousers to hold them up [= braces British English]

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