Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a woman's undergarment combining a bra, often strapless, a corset ending just below the waist, and garters for stockings
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A short strapless corset with half cups for the breasts and long garters.
Origin: Originally a trademark.