Definition of Corseting

1. Verb. (present participle of corset) ¹



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Definition of Corseting

1. corset [v] - See also: corset

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corseting

corsage
corsages
corsair
corsairs
corselet
corselets
corselette
corselettes
corsepresent
corsepresents
corses
corset
corseted
corsetiere
corsetieres
corseting
corsetless
corsetlessness
corsetlike
corsetmaker
corsetmakers
corsetmaking
corsetries
corsetry
corsets
corsive
corsives
corslet
corslets
corsned

Literary usage of Corseting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Ladies' Magazine by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1834)
"... and altered in their shape, by tight corseting. It is in vain to deny the truth of this, as an excuse for disregarding the warning it imparts. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... and, according to Speght, employed a part of his time in revising and corseting his writings, and enjoying the calm pleasures of rural contemplation. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"... in the middle of the clavicle, is drawn from a deformed subject, and displays, according to Mr. Hind, the ill effects of tight corseting in females. ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1899)
"My own experience is entirely in accord with this position, with this qualification, viz. if comfortable corseting is possible, the tendency is for a child ..."

5. Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray (1983)
"... Voronezh along the Don, lay three allied armies, the Second Hungarian, Eighth Italian, and Third Rumanian, with the barest corseting of German troops. ..."

6. A Theology for the Social Gospel by Walter Rauschenbusch (1917)
"... such as bull-fights and pugilism; various forms of sex perversity; voluntary deformities, such as foot-binding, corseting, piercing of ears and nose; ..."

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