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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A flexible band of cloth worn around the waist to which garters are attached to hold up socks or stockings.

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  • n. An item of women's underwear consisting of a belt to which are attached garters for holding up stockings; (UK) suspender belt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings

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