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bodice
used in David Copperfield

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Definition part of a dress above the waist

or more archaically:  a type of women's underwear worn above the waste
  • I had only time, in dressing, to glance at the solid furniture, the framed pieces of work (done, I supposed, by Steerforth's mother when she was a girl), and some pictures in crayons of ladies with powdered hair and bodices, coming and going on the walls, as the newly-kindled fire crackled and sputtered, when I was called to dinner.
    Chapters 19-21 (42% in)

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