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  • n  a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece

  • Famed Choreographer Agnes de Mille, who danced the part first in 1938, turned up as Venus in droopy net stockings, ruffled corselet and a blonde wig suggesting Gorgeous George .
  • Mifflin, a majestic woman in a slim-pin Bemberg corselet well boned over the diaphragm (Stern Brothers, fourth floor), is seated at the console of her Wurlitzer, softly .
  • Plump Cinecomedienne Marie Wilson suddenly stripped to her black-lace corselet in the Los Angeles police commissioner's office to publicize a stage show.

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