Bod"ice (?), n. [This is properly the plural of body, Oe. bodise a pair of bodies, equiv. to a bodice. Cf. Corset, and see Body.]

1.

A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays.

2.

A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it.

Her bodice half way she unlaced. Prior.

 

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