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used in The Sound and the Fury

3 uses
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part of a dress above the waist

or more archaically:  a type of women's underwear worn above the waste
  • Then she didn't have on anything but her bodice and drawers, and Quentin slapped her and she slipped and fell down in the water.
    1 — April 7, 1928 (21% in)
  • She went and helped Caddy take off her bodice and drawers.
    1 — April 7, 1928 (99% in)
  • She turnedher back I went aroundin front ofher the rain creepinginto the mud flatting her bodice throughherdressit smelled horrible.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (61% in)

There are no more uses of "bodice" in The Sound and the Fury.

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