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What does the W on womens clothing stand for

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A typical size of women's clothing is let say a size 16W. What does the W stand for?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Stephen replied 11 years ago.
It stands for Women -- indicating that the 16 is Woman's measurement.

It is only used in the plus size range.

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