girdlestead


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Girdlestead \Gir"dle*stead\, n. [Girdle + stead place.]
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   1. That part of the body where the girdle is worn. [Obs.]
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            Sheathed, beneath his girdlestead.    --Chapman.
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   2. The lap. [R.]
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            There fell a flower into her girdlestead.
                                                  --Swinburne.
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