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What is "Garters" - Definition & Explanation

These are the elastic straps meant for holding the hose connected at waist line with an elastic band around the waist.
Garters are items of clothing worn around the thighs. They are normally just a few inches in width. They often contain small bells and/or ribbons. In the 19th and 20th centuries, they were used to hold up stockings, but the advent of elastic has made them unnecessary

Some other terms

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