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liberty bodice

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Definition of liberty bodice in English:

noun

British trademark
A girl’s or woman’s close-fitting sleeveless bodice made from thick cotton, formerly worn as a warm undergarment.
Example sentences
  • Among the underwear, in addition to the brown knickers (to match our uniform) and the six pairs of white linings (to wear under the knickers), we were required to bring four vests and ‘two liberty bodices, or brassieres if worn’.

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