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bodice
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Don Quixote
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  • Finally the landlady dressed up the curate in a style that left nothing to be desired; she put on him a cloth petticoat with black velvet stripes a palm broad, all slashed, and a bodice of green velvet set off by a binding of white satin, which as well as the petticoat must have been made in the time of king Wamba.
  • I send thee here a green hunting suit that my lady the duchess gave me; alter it so as to make a petticoat and bodice for our daughter.
  • At these words her mother Teresa Panza came out spinning a bundle of flax, in a grey petticoat (so short was it one would have fancied "they to her shame had cut it short"), a grey bodice of the same stuff, and a smock.

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  • My dress, black silk with a corset-tight bodice and diamond-patterned skirt, is the finest thing I’ve ever worn.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Natalie’s dress had flowers blossoming on the bodice, and her full skirt was fluttery blue tulle.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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