Instead of a corsage, he brought me a plastic duck he'd stolen from a Chi Chi's restaurant.
How white and fresh is the complexion of that young woman against her corsage of pink satin!
"They came from the heart and I love them," she said as she fastened them in her corsage.
Her garland of flowers fell, and, as she stooped to pick it up, her candid breasts showed at the edge of her corsage.
Then from inside her corsage she brought out and held to Sidney a letter.
I swear that now I caught the full outline of a red, red heart upon her corsage!
The corsage was then put on and—wonderful to relate—it fitted her to perfection.
In the lilac and white crepe, with a bunch of dark Parma violets thrust in her corsage, Uncle Jack called her a poem.
She slipped the bottle into her corsage and went off, joyous and triumphant.
A flower of the same hue and workmanship trembled from the point of her corsage.
late 15c., "size of the body," from Old French cors "body" (see corpse); the meaning "body of a woman's dress, bodice" is from 1818 in fashion plates translated from French; 1843 in a clearly English context. Sense of "a bouquet worn on the bodice" is 1911, American English, apparently from French bouquet de corsage "bouquet of the bodice."