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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and abdomen in the 16th century.

Usage examples (27)
  • (I think this garment is called a stomacher, but I am not sure, as I have never liked to ask.)
  • And that center front piece in the bodice? that's a "stomacher".
  • A nice patterned brocade for the stomacher, um, plastron?
  • I am likely to faint from the weight, and this stomacher is too tight. for more
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