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bodice
used in Catch-22

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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
  • Nobody was certain how many rooms Major — de Coverley had rented, not even the stout black-bodiced woman in corsets on the first floor from whom he had rented them.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (26% in)

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