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English definition of “garter”

garter

noun     /ˈɡɑː.tər/ US  /ˈɡɑːr.t̬ɚ/
[C] a piece of elastic (= material that stretches) used, especially in the past, for holding up a stocking or sockStockings, tights and socks garters [plural] US for suspendersFastening clothing and textiles
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