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bretelle

[ bri-tel ]
/ brɪˈtɛl /
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noun
one of a pair of ornamental suspenderlike shoulder straps that attach to the waistband at the front and back of a garment.
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Origin of bretelle

1855–60; <French, Old French <Old High German brittila (plural) bridle
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