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corsetiere

[kawr-si-teer] /ˌkɔr sɪˈtɪər/
noun
1.
a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments.
Origin of corsetiere
1840-1850
1840-50; < French corsetière, feminine of corsetier; see corset, -ier2
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  • The other was my personal discomfort in becoming accustomed to the strait-jacket furnished by the corsetiere to whom Abby sent me.

    It Pays to Smile Nina Wilcox Putnam
  • Her corsetiere could not provide her with a figure to match the face.

    To Tell You the Truth Leonard Merrick
British Dictionary definitions for corsetiere

corsetière

/ˌkɔːsɛtɪˈɛə; kɔːˌsɛt-/
noun
1.
a woman who makes and fits corsets
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