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dress shield

noun
1.
a fabric or plastic pad for attaching to the inside of the underarm of a woman's garment to protect the garment from being soiled by perspiration.
Also called shield.
Origin of dress shield
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for dress shield

dress shield

noun
1.
a fabric pad worn under the armpits or attached to the armhole of a garment to prevent sweat from showing on or staining the clothing
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