dress shield


: a pad worn inside a part of the clothing liable to be soiled by perspiration (as at the underarm)

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dress shield was in 1863

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“Dress shield.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dress%20shield. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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