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Dress shields

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Shaped pieces of absorbent and rubberized or plastic-coated materials often padded or occasionally filled with deodorizing herbs; attached to or placed inside a garment, as in the underarm of a dress or blouse, to prevent the garment from being soiled by perspiration.

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dress shield


12yrs ago

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