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Allan S Lyr Req: Hishie Ba / When I Was Noo But Sweet 16 (4) Hishie ba- when i was noo but sweet 16 05 Feb 06

In the Scots song, "Hishie ba",also known as "When I was noo but sweet sixteen" as sung by Arthur Argo and Jean Redpath the last 2 lines of the last verse are as follows
It's gi'en me balance tae my stays
and thats in the latest fashon, o
What does the line "It's gi'en me balance tae my stays" mean??
Something about a corset??

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