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  • A piece of underwear worn by women to support the breasts


brassiere

  • see bra

    French
  • A child's vest.
  • (Maritime): A life jacket.
  • The use of this word, notably in Quebec French, in the sense of the English brassiere is an anglicism, and a back-formed false friend.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Bras`sière" (?), n. [F.] A form of woman's underwaist stiffened with whalebones, or the like, and worn to support the breasts.

Bras`sière" (?), n. [F.] A form of woman's underwaist stiffened with whalebones, or the like, and worn to support the breasts.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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