used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
only 1 use
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part of a dress above the waist
or more archaically: a type of women's underwear worn above the waste
- She smocked the yoke into tiny crisscrossing puckers, then shirred the rest of the bodice.
There are no more uses of "bodice" in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.