What does the word bodice mean?

Usage examples for bodice

  1. Then he took off his bodice and skirt, jumped on them savagely and began kicking them round the front garden. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  2. Passing slim was the lady, sweet of bodice and slender of girdle. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  3. He advises me also, that I must wear a low- cut bodice and very short sleeves. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr