bodice

All Noun
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  • He went home and asked whether there was any other evidence against her besides her bodice. Cited from Deccan Nursery Tales, by C. A. Kincaid
  • She put her arms round his neck, and drew down his head against her bodice. Cited from Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Hawthorne
  • Never could she face me in that low cut evening bodice. Cited from The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne, by W. Locke
  • At last I put the letter inside my bodice and returned to the house. Cited from The Story of Bawn, by Katharine Tynan
  • Her hand went to the edge of her bodice open below the throat. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • What rule should be observed in regard to the size of a bodice? Cited from Hygienic Physiology, by Joel Dorman Steele
  • If you wish to put on your hat you must first unbutton your bodice! Cited from Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl, by Jenny Wren
  • Still looking straight into his eyes without a word, she stuck the rose in her bodice just over her heart. Cited from Gordon Keith, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • I like these fitting bodices that give a woman a chance to show what shape she is. Cited from Nightfall, by Anthony Pryde [AKA: Agnes Russell Weekes]
  • Tender heart beating for one and all beneath your half-open bodice! Cited from Bohemians of the Latin Quarter, by Henry Murger
  • She fastened it in her bodice, looking down at it as she did so. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
  • In one direction is the line running the length of the profile and continued along the bodice. Cited from Sir Joshua Reynolds, by Estelle M. Hurll
  • She made a sudden movement toward her bodice, As one who clasps her heart. Cited from North of Boston, by Robert Frost
  • They were so low that the bodice was open almost all the way to the waist.
  • An experienced eye can tell a French-cut bodice at once, the front side pieces being always on the cross. Cited from Burroughs' Encyclopaedia, 1889, by Barkham Burroughs
  • I'll teach him to cut up my blue bodice for fun. Cited from Maggie Miller, by Mary J. Holmes
  • The other side of the bodice is left wide enough to come well under the buttonholes. Cited from Burroughs' Encyclopaedia, 1889, by Barkham Burroughs
  • In the center of the stage sat some girls in red bodices and white skirts. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • She slipped her arms into a new bodice purchased in London on the second day of the marriage. Cited from Hilda Lessways, by Arnold Bennett
  • Her hand went back to her bodice again. Cited from The Adventures of Harry Revel, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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Words starting with bodice

Meaning of bodice

  • noun Part of a dress above the waist