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What is "Suspenders" - Definition & Explanation

Suspenders are small straps or bands that hold up socks or stockings. They are straps that run over the shoulders and support or hold up trousers or a skirt.
Hold up pants by elastic bands over the shoulders; to be worn with cummerbunds

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