basque


basque
basque [bæsk] n
[Date: 1800-1900; : French; Origin: Old French baste, from Old Provençal basta 'seam'; influenced by Basque 'of the Basque people of northern Spain and southwest France']
a piece of underwear for a woman that covers her body from under her arms to the top of her legs

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.