Corset

A corset is a garment worn to hold and shape the torso into a desired shape for aesthetic or medical purposes (either for the duration of wearing this item, or with a more lasting effect). Both men and women are known to wear corsets, though women are more common wearers. In recent years, the term `corset` has also been borrowed by the fashion i.....
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Corset

• (n.) In the Middle Ages, a gown or basque of which the body was close fitting, worn by both men and women. • (n.) 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.) To inclose in corsets.
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corset

girdle noun a woman`s close-fitting foundation garment
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Corset

Cor'set noun [ French, dim. of Old French cors , French corps , body. See Corse .] 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) ...
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Corset

Cor'set transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Corseted ; present participle & verbal noun Corseting .] To inclose in corsets.
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Corset

A corset is a tight-fitting article of dress, worn principally by women, to give shape to and support the body. A corset consists of a sort of closely-fitting jacket, usually stiffened by strips of steel, whalebone, or other means, and tightened by a lace. The materials of which it is made should be smooth and elastic, and it should be specially fi...
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corset

a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
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corset

article of clothing worn to shape or constrict the torso, whether as underclothing or as outer decoration. A garment of great antiquity, the corset ... [3 related articles]
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corset

corset, article of dress designed to support or modify the figure. Greek and Roman women sometimes wrapped broad bands about the body. In the Middle Ages a short, close-fitting, laced outer bodice or waist was worn. By the 16th cent. it had become a tight inner bodice, sometimes of leather, stiffene...
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Corset

This is an item of ladies clothing designed to make them look slimmer by squeezing them tightly. It is also the name that the Supplementary Special Deposit Scheme (SSD) was more popularly known by. The reason for the name was that the SSD tried to squeeze the amount of credit in the economy. However, as with ladies corsets, if you try to squeeze so...
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corset

[n] - a woman`s close-fitting foundation garment 2. [v] - dress with a corset
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