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"garter" in British English

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garternoun

uk   /ˈɡɑː.tər/  us   /ˈɡɑːr.t̬ɚ/
[C] a ​piece of elastic (= ​material that ​stretches) used, ​especially in the past, for ​holding up a stocking or ​sock [C] US (UK suspender) a ​type of ​button that ​fastens onto a woman's stockings to ​hold them up
(Definition of garter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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garternoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɑrt̬·ər/
a ​narrowpiece of ​elastic used for ​holding up a ​stocking or ​sock
(Definition of garter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “garter”
in Arabic رِباطة الجَوارِب…
in Korean 밴드…
in Portuguese liga (de meia)…
in Catalan lligacama…
in Japanese ガーター, 靴下どめ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时使用的)吊袜带…
in Turkish jartiyer…
in Russian подвязка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時使用的)吊襪帶…
in Italian giarrettiera…
in Polish podwiązka…
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