For a majority of the music video, Gaga rocks a leather-glove bandeau that at points moves and caresses her breasts.
He described opium as “an old and terrible lover and, like all lovers, overflowing with caresses—and betrayals.”
The three live above a blind poet (Richard E. Grant), who cries as he caresses the books he could once see.
1640s, "show of endearment, display of regard," from French caresse (16c.), back-formation from caresser or else from Italian carezza "endearment," from caro "dear," from Latin carus "dear, costly, beloved" (see whore (n.)). Meaning "affectionate stroke" attested in English from 1650s.
1650s, from French caresser, from Italian carezzare "to cherish," from carezza "endearment" (see caress (n.)). Related: Caressed; caressing.