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Example sentences for "bodice"

Lexicographically close words:
boded; bodeful; bodely; bodes; bodi; bodices; bodie; bodied; bodies; bodiless
  1. What, the wedding-dress, the bodice with its silver clasps, the belt and its pendants?

  2. In the first place, an elaborately embroidered bodice must be made to incase Siegfrid's charming figure as if in a coat of enamel.

  3. What a lovely form incased in this tightly fitting bodice of red stuff, ornamented with green shoulder-straps and surmounted by a snowy chemisette, the sleeves of which were fastened at the wrist by a ribbon bracelet!

  4. Below the shoulder-straps of a brown bodice appeared the long full sleeves of an unbleached cotton chemise.

  5. The detail of her terrifyingly stylish ruddy-brown frieze dress with its Norfolk jacket bodice and its shiny black leather belt was hardly distinguishable from the dark background made by the folding doors.

  6. Her brown, heavy best dress with puffed and gauged sleeves and thick gauged and gathered boned bodice was in her hand.

  7. Every one of us has a harp under bodice or waistcoat, and if it can only once get properly strung and tuned it will respond to all outside harmonies.

  8. The huge slashes on the bodice of her gown surely are exaggerated, as is the smallness of the muff which hangs by a cord from her waist.

  9. Presently she bethought herself and took from her bodice what appeared to be a golden locket.

  10. He recalled a story of George Sand tearing off her bodice before the house of a man she loved.

  11. No,' replied Clara, and she paused with her bodice half pulled over her lovely shoulders, and a slow wonder on her beautiful, placid face.

  12. Mrs. Gordon, as she bit her thread through, and held up a newly-trimmed dress bodice for admiration.

  13. Isabella seemed to be breathless, I know not why, and her bodice was stirred by the rapidity of her breathing.

  14. The women's costumes were short trousers, with bodice or belt of blue serge or white alpaca trimmed with red.

  15. The choli is a bodice which is put on the female child, who never knows what stays are.

  16. The tightly laced long-pointed bodice now appears, with and without padded hips.

  17. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.

  18. The waist or bodice of a lady's dress; as.

  19. She was the Genius of Evil, in a black satin bodice and a black tulle skirt starred with gold.

  20. Nor did Ann fail to come on this Wednesday after the wedding; but I had thrust Herdegen's letter into the bosom of my bodice and awaited her with a quaking heart.

  21. A bodice of velvet braided with gold enclosed her figure, and her short blue satin knickerbockers revealed a marvellously tiny foot, from which hung a gold-worked Turkish slipper which she danced up and down gracefully and whimsically.

  22. She was dressed with more taste than most of the girls of that country; she had a kerchief of silk and gold on her head, a bodice of embroidered velvet, and short pantaloons of blue satin, showing her bare legs encircled with silver anklets.

  23. One hears the silken bodice rustle over the tightly laced corset, sees the mobile foot, and the long train swept to the side with a bold movement.

  24. She was dressed in the becoming garb of the Castilian peasant, the folded kerchief of red and yellow above her bodice leaving bare the glories of her neck.

  25. She was dressed in a close gown of white, the bodice cut low and revealing the immaculate loveliness of her neck.

  26. Evidently contemplation had overtaken her in the act of undressing, for her hair was still untouched, her silk bodice lay beside her on the floor where she had let it fall, and she sat robed in her long dressing-gown.

  27. One ungloved arm hung by her side, and under the white skin he could see the pulses leaping and throbbing in the arteries, the delicate tissues of her bodice trembled and shook.

  28. The bodice was usually laced across the front with ribbons.

  29. A Gay Mood A young girl displays a seventeenth-century costume with full skirt, cylindrical bodice and falling band (large loose collar).

  30. For there on the floor, her limp hands turned palms upward, a chloroformed cloth folded over her mouth and nose, lay the figure of Margot, her bodice torn wide open and the paper forever gone!

  31. Margot, thinking his laughter was for the trouble she had in getting the fastenings of her bodice undone.

  32. Directing one look to heaven, as if for strength, and pressing a hand over the jewelled bodice which covered her bursting heart, she walked with firm steps toward the fatal table.

  33. The rose did caper on her cheek, Her bodice rose and fell, Her pretty speech, like drunken men, Did stagger pitiful.

  34. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "bodice" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.