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  • n. A sort of breeches

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sort of breeches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A sort of breeches. Also anselines.


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    November 19, 2010

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    November 19, 2010

  • A word for the Wordniks who list types of clothing; a style of breeches in this case.

    November 18, 2010