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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Bodice \Bod"ice\, n. [This is properly the plural of body, Oe.
bodise a pair of bodies, equiv. to a bodice. Cf. Corset,
and see Body.]
1. A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn
esp. by women; a corset; stays.
2. A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part
of a woman's dress, or a portion of it.
Her bodice half way she unlaced. --Prior.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: part of a dress above the waist
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