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noun as in hose

noun as in pedal pushers

noun as in trousers


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Example Sentences

There were men dressed in colonial garb complete with knee-breeches and powdered wigs.

His clothes marked him as a man of the city, for we do not wear shooting jackets, and breeches and leather leggings in our valley.

With them were two civilians, both in rough shooting-jackets and breeches, one about forty-five, the other a few years his junior.

He still wore knee-breeches and dark cotton stockings on his nether limbs, but they were not the breeches.

The Adventure Girls were dressed alike in brown breeches, leather boots, and khaki shirts with brown silk ties to match.

After that home and to bed, reading myself asleep, while the wench sat mending my breeches by my bedside.

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breeches, such as: hosiery, sock, tights, tube, and tubing.

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