Merry-widow meaning

A short strapless corset with half cups for the breasts and long garters.
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A woman's undergarment combining a bra, often strapless, a corset ending just below the waist, and garters for stockings.
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A strapless corset or bustier.
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Origin of merry-widow

  • Originally a trademark

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition