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English definition of “bodice”

bodice

noun [C]     /ˈbɒd.ɪs/ US  /ˈbɑː.dɪs/
the upper part of a woman's dress : She was wearing a ballgown with a fitted bodice.Parts of clothes a piece of women's underwear that fits tightly to the body above the waist , worn in the pastUnderwear
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