- 1 1.1 (undergarment) faja (feminine)More example sentences1.2 (belt) cinturón (masculine) a girdle of coral reef encircles the island [literary/literario] un cinturón de arrecifes de coral circunda la isla [literary/literario]
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- Yet the exhibit still reveals the intricate machinery that made the New Look work: corsets, brassieres and girdles re-emerged from decades past to discipline the female body into the latest couture creations.
- Avoid tight-fitting clothing or undergarments that restrict blood flow at the waist, groin & legs (e.g. girdles, stockings & socks).
- She pulled on a loose fitting chemise and a violet silk skirt over her girdle and stockings and left her room silently, in search of adventure.
- Such gems could be woven into important clothing, on belts and girdles, mounted as jewellery, or just collected for their own sake.
- They served as belt toggles to hold containers for tobacco, money and other objects that would be carried on the cloth belt or girdle, as the kimono had no pockets.
- His long-sleeved, shirt-like garment is held in at the waist by a narrow girdle.
The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.
- [literary/literario] rodear, circundar [literary/literario]More example sentences
- The bus stop in her village is a semi circle of paved road girdled by a hillock.
- Carmona, a half-hour's comfortable drive from Sevilla, is no exception, its Moorish hill-top fortifications girdled by a skirt of glaring white walls and terracotta roofs that spill down to the surrounding plains.
- About 35 serene green miles later, you're in Leiden, a university city girdled by canals and dominated by the gothic ostentation of its 15th century church.