Girdlestead Gir"dle*stead, n. [Girdle + stead place.] [1913 Webster] 1. That part of the body where the girdle is worn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Sheathed, beneath his girdlestead. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. The lap. [R.] [1913 Webster]

There fell a flower into her girdlestead. --Swinburne. [1913 Webster]

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  • girdlestead — girdleˈstead noun (obsolete) The waist • • • Main Entry: ↑girdle …   Useful english dictionary

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