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Definition of "corselet" [corse•let]

  • Body armor, especially a breastplate. (noun)
  • An undergarment that is a combination of a light corset and a brassiere. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corselet" in a sentence
  • "And we burned his body on a great pyre, with Elgiva, in her golden corselet, beside him singing."
  • "The strapless corselet sheath gown with my signature décolletéstyling, made of my own Mountain Laurel white silk overlaid with handmade Breton lace that's almost as fine as what Great Aunt Edna used to make?"
  • "He got his harness off -- unbuckled and took off the great bronze corselet, in which be lay dead in another cave."