corselet

noun corse·let \ for sense 1 ˈkȯr-slət , for sense 2 ˌkȯr-sə-ˈlet \

Definition of corselet

1 or corslet play \ˈkȯr-slət\
[Middle French, diminutive of cors body, bodice]
: a piece of armor covering the trunk
2 or corselette play \ˌkȯr-sə-ˈlet\
[from Corselette, a trademark]
: an undergarment combining girdle and brassiere

First Known Use of corselet

1563

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CORSELET Defined for Kids

corselet

noun corse·let
variants: or corslet \ˈkȯr-slət\

Definition of corselet for Students

: armor worn on the upper part of the body

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