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corsetiere

[kawr-si-teer]
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noun
  1. a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments.
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Origin of corsetiere

1840–50; < French corsetière, feminine of corsetier; see corset, -ier2
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Examples from the Web for corsetiere

Historical Examples

  • Her corsetiere could not provide her with a figure to match the face.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick

  • The other was my personal discomfort in becoming accustomed to the strait-jacket furnished by the corsetiere to whom Abby sent me.

    It Pays to Smile

    Nina Wilcox Putnam


British Dictionary definitions for corsetiere

corsetière

noun
  1. a woman who makes and fits corsets
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