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  • I looked closer ... thick black body hair sprouted from every opening of the ill fitting Santa suit, the too-short trouses - revealing fish white, strangely pocked legs.

    Boing Boing: November 23, 2003 - November 29, 2003 Archives

  • A huge man unfolded himself from the seat next mine, rose up to a prodigious height and breadth; shook his brown tweed trouses down over his tan boots; walked with a slow, echoless tread to the door, and went out.

    Aleta Dey

  • Sister Moss had seated three pairs of children's trouses for young Miss

    Samantha among the Brethren — Volume 7

  • Gowdy, her children are very hard on their trouses (slidin 'down the banesters and such).

    Samantha among the Brethren — Volume 7

  • "Gusty's bridal trouses could not arrive in time from Paris."

    Bessie's Fortune A Novel

  • "I'll bet you didn't see his legs tied together at the ankles, or his trouses slit up the sides to show gauze stockin's and anklets and diamond buckles.

    Samantha on the Woman Question

  • John, who chanced to be within hearing, caught eagerly at the last word, exclaiming, "Ki! dem trouses must cost a heap sight mor'n mine!

    Cousin Maude

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