Corset

Definition of Corset

Cor´set   Pronunciation: k?r´s?t
n.1.In the Middle Ages, a gown or basque of which the body was close fitting, worn by both men and women.
2.An article of dress inclosing the chest and waist worn (chiefly by women) to support the body or to modify its shape; stays.
v. t.1.To inclose in corsets.
[imp. & p. p. Corseted; p. pr. & vb. n. Corseting.]

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advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corselet, crook, crutch, foundation garment, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, prop, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shoulder, shroud, spine, sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stays, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, upholder, walking stick
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