gilet

/ (dʒɪˈleɪ) /


noun
  1. 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

  2. a bodice resembling a waistcoat in a woman's dress

  1. such a bodice as part of a ballet dancer's costume

Origin of gilet

1
C19: French, literally: waistcoat

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