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petticoat-breeches

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Breeches of the kind worn about the middle of the seventeenth century, in which each thigh was covered by a loose cylinder of cloth, usually not gathered at the bottom —the two resembling two small skirts or petticoats placed side by side. Also petticoat-trousers.

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