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Definition of Corset

Corset

  1. In the Middle Ages, a gown or basque of which the body was close fitting, worn by both men and women.
  2. An article of dress inclosing the chest and waist worn (chiefly by women) to support the body or to modify its shape; stays.
  3. To inclose in corsets.

Corset Quotations

I have loved corsets since I was small. When I was a child, my grandmother took me to an exhibition, and they had a corset on display. I loved the flesh color, the salmon satin, the lace.
Jean Paul Gaultier

I should get a few ribs taken out, because I'll be in a corset for the rest of my life.
Helena Bonham Carter

I'm one of those strange beasts who really likes a corset.
Cate Blanchett

Maybe people don't see me as believable playing a person of today. I guess I'm just more realistic in a corset and funny hairstyles.
Katie McGrath

For myself, I haven't been content to carry on producing books that merely strain against the conventions - as I've grown older, and realised that there aren't that many books left for me to write, so I've become determined that they should be the fictive equivalent of ripping the damn corset off altogether and chucking it on the fire.
Will Self
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Corset Translations

corset in German is Korsett
corset in Swedish is korsett