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corsage

[ kawr-sahzh ]
/ kɔrˈsɑʒ /
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noun

a small bouquet worn at the waist, on the shoulder, on the wrist, etc., by a woman.
the body or waist of a dress; bodice.

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Origin of corsage

1475–85; <Middle French: bodily shape (later: bust, bodice, corsage), equivalent to cors body (<Latin corpus) + -age-age
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British Dictionary definitions for corsage

corsage
/ (kɔːˈsɑːʒ) /

noun

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn pinned to the lapel, bosom, etc, or sometimes carried by women
the bodice of a dress

Word Origin for corsage

C15: from Old French, from cors body, from Latin corpus
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