There were bodices to try on, and decisions to give on points of style.
Lucky were the few whose blouses or bodices had not been rent into tatters.
There were bodices three inches wide, with skirts of as many yards.
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Bodices, as a rule, were long pointed, and skirts were full and long.
So quickly had the flowers ...