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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Trousers extending down to or just below the knee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Breeches.
  • n.pl. breeches coming to the knee, and buckled or fastened there; smallclothes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Breeches that reach to the knee or just below it; especially, a close-fitting garment covering the thigh and the lower part of the body, worn generally from the beginning of the eighteenth century until about 1815. See knickerbocker, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. trousers ending above the knee

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