stomacher


stom·ach·er

noun \ˈstə-mi-kər, -chər\

Definition of STOMACHER

:  the center front section of a waist or underwaist or a usually heavily embroidered or jeweled separate piece for the center front of a bodice worn by men and women in the 15th and 16th centuries and later by women only

First Known Use of STOMACHER

15th century

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