corsetry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

corset +‎ -ry

Noun[edit]

corsetry (uncountable)

  1. The collective noticeable portion of a corset.
    • 2003, Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife, ISBN 1-931561-64-8 (page 174)
      Henry puts his hands on my waist and expresses surprise at all the boning and corsetry under the silk.