- part of a dress above the waist
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[ This is properly the plural of body
, Oe. bodise
a pair of bodies, equiv. to a bodice. Confer Corset
, and see Body
A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays. 2.
A close-fitting outer wais
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1. A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc, worn especially. By women; a corset; stays. ... 2. A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it. 'Her bodice half way she unlaced.' (Prior) ... Origin: This is properly the plural of body, Oe. Bodise a pair of bodies, equiv. To a bodice. Cf.
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part of a dress above the waist
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• (n.) A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman`s dress, or a portion of it. • (n.) A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays.
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A bodice, historically, is an article of clothing for women, covering the body from the neck to the waist. In modern usage it typically refers to a specific type of upper garment common in Europe during the 16th to the 18th century, or to the upper portion of a modern dress to distinguish it from the skirt and sleeves. The term comes from pair of
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That portion of the garment which covers the breasts. The upper part of a dress.
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A bodice is a usually sleeveless, women's undergarment for the upper body. Through history there have been various styles of bodice including supportive and restrictive corset styles and delicate styles.
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Refers to the part of a garment or pattern that goes from shoulder to waist. Think of a shirtwaist dress - the part that goes to the waistline (usually the part with the buttons) is the bodice. In days of old, the bodice was removable from the remainder of the garment.
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