dress shield

dress shield

noun
a fabric or plastic pad for attaching to the inside of the underarm of a woman's garment to protect the garment from being soiled by perspiration.
Also called shield.


Origin:
1880–85

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dress shield
 
n
a fabric pad worn under the armpits or attached to the armhole of a garment to prevent sweat from showing on or staining the clothing

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