corset

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Synonyms for corset

Synonyms for corset

a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

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They were all pretty much what I'd played before, which is slightly feisty, English, corseted - a damsel in distress.
The Highlands restaurant felt like a Wild West gold mining town, complete with corseted dance hall girls, gas lamps and gambling tables in a replica of the Silver Palace Saloon situated amid McKay's Bank, a gunsmith's shop, a tack room and an outhouse.
In ancient civilisations, like Crete, Egypt, Rome, Greece and Assyria, corseted women were painted on pottery.
These critics expressed no concern for the corseted mother's comfort or well-being, as they assumed she was indulging her vanity.
Nineteenth-century efforts to keep women corseted drew upon, legitimated and constructed particular notions about femininity, propriety, and the female body.