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corset


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corset  \Cor"set\  (k?r"s?t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Corseted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Corseting}.] 
  To  inclose  in  corsets. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corset  \Cor"set\  (k?r"s?t),  n.  [F.,  dim.  of  OF  cors,  F.  corps, 
  body.  See  {Corse}.] 
  1.  In  the  Middle  Ages,  a  gown  or  basque  of  which  the  body  was 
  close  fitting,  worn  by  both  men  and  women. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corset 
  n  :  a  woman's  close-fitting  foundation  garment  [syn:  {girdle},  {panty 
  girdle},  {stays}] 
  v  :  dress  with  a  corset 




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