In the UK, braces are the elastic-and-metal devices for hold up your trousers.

In America these are suspenders and hold up your pants.

In the UK, pants are underpants and suspenders are for holding up stockings.

In America, stockings are held up by garters, attached to a garter belt, which in the UK is a suspender belt.

In the UK, a garter is an elasticated cloth strip designed to hold up socks or stockings by going around the leg or thigh, as appropriate. These have largely been superseded by elasticated socks and stay-up stockings.

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