[ bri-tel ]
/ brɪˈtɛl /
one of a pair of ornamental suspenderlike shoulder straps that attach to the waistband at the front and back of a garment.
Origin of bretelle
1855–60; < French, Old French < Old High German brittila (plural) bridle
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