Origin of bra
Examples from the Web for bra
Faith is decency… if I were a cow I would be wearing a bra.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire|Kim Ghattas|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or Sensoria, a new athletic-wear company whose socks have GPS and whose shirts have a fitness tracker built into the bra.
Then, Jessica Biel was very big around 2005-2010, and she had that scene in a bra in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One night, the summer they were all 15, Cady went swimming alone, wearing nothing but a camisole, bra and underwear.'We Were Liars': Teens Confront Their Beautiful, Rich Family's Dark Secrets|Samantha Levine|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then again, my perception of modesty has been skewed ever since Katy Perry shot whip cream out of her bra, so who even knows.Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation|Amy Zimmerman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her fingers unhooked the snaps of the bra and dropped it to the floor beside the blouse.The Sex Life of the Gods|Michael Knerr
But neither could there be any Abra, if Cada and Bra did not surround it.Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children|Julian Hawthorne
When they reached "bra, vra, gra, dra" for a long time the boy could not read these syllables without laughter.Foma Gordyeff|Maxim Gorky
He could not remember that she had once looked at him, as a woman admiring a fine, bra' lad.Cinderella Jane|Marjorie Benton Cooke
Just sae; it was a bra' shot; your hand was as firm, and your eye as steady then as any man's.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
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Word Origin and History for bra
by 1923, shortening of brassiere.