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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. part of a dress above the waist;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bodice \Bod"ice\, n. [This is properly the plural of body, Oe. bodise a pair of bodies, equiv. to a bodice. Cf. Corset, and see Body.] 1. A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays. [1913 Webster] 2. A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it. [1913 Webster] Her bodice half way she unlaced. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bodice n 1: part of a dress above the waist