corsage

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Borrowing from French corsage.

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corsage (plural corsages)

  1. (obsolete) The size or shape of a person's body.
  2. (now only historical) The waist or bodice of a lady's dress.
  3. A small bouquet of flowers, originally worn attached to the bodice of a woman's dress.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cors (body) + -age.

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Noun[edit]

corsage m (plural corsages)

  1. (obsolete) body, torso
  2. (historical) bodice, corsage
  3. blouse, camisole; top

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