a waist- or hip-length garment, usually sleeveless, fastening up the front; sometimes made from a quilted fabric, and designed to be worn over a blouse, shirt, etc
a bodice resembling a waistcoat in a woman's dress
such a bodice as part of a ballet dancer's costume
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How to use gilet in a sentence
gilet was killed in a duel, and Rouget married La Rabouilleuse in 1823.
On her part she was smitten with Maxence gilet, whom she entertained in the house of the old bachelor at the latter's expense.
gilet had previously become disconcerted by the presence of the grain-dealer on the field of battle.
Was awakened at the usual hour by the faithful gilet, and as usual turned over and went to sleep again.Polly the Pagan | Isabel Anderson
At breakfast gilet walked in on me with your cable of greetings in his hand, so you see how timely it arrived.Polly the Pagan | Isabel Anderson