Mae West

noun
\ ˈmā-ˈwest How to pronounce Mae West (audio) \

Definition of Mae West

: an inflatable life jacket in the form of a collar extending down the chest that was worn by fliers in World War II

First Known Use of Mae West

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mae West

Mae West †1980 American actress noted for her full figure

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“Mae West.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mae%20West. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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