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- n. A pair of straps crossing one's shoulders and extending down to one's trousers, where a clip or button arrangement allows them to affix to the trousers, ensuring that they will not fall off. (UK) Braces.
- n. Small straps, attached to a suspender belt, that hold up a woman's stockings. (US) Garters.
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