breeches breeches


  • (n) trousers ending above the knee


  1. In the centre two expeditionists are pushing aside jungle growth so that a burly, square-headed figure in khaki breeches and boots may gaze with hat in hand upon his river.
  2. Captain Adolfo Alessandri, dug his Sunday inspection breeches and best white gloves from the bottom of his campaign trunk, visited in turn every foreign legation in Addis Ababa.
  3. A group of 10 Cossacks in their traditional blue breeches with a wide red stripe down the side, green tunic bedecked in medals and tall black riding boots forms to one side.


  • Rep. Ted Deutch dons 18th century garb for Declaration of Independence reading

    The tea party movement doesn’t have a monopoly on wearing 18th century garb at public events. For a community reading of the Declaration of Independence this morning west of Delray Beach, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, got into Founding Fathers character by wearing 1776 get-up, including a wig and breeches. The event at the [...]
    on July 5, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

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  1. "We hope that Israeli will withdraw soon from these cities so that we can control security in these cities," Abbas said outside his home in Ramallah. "As long as the Israeli army is in the Palestinian West Bank, there will be breeches and we...
    on Mar 4, 2005 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source:

  2. "We certainly will support referral to the UN Security Council if Iran breeches its undertakings and obligations," Mr. Blair said.
    on May 12, 2005 By: Tony Blair Source: Voice of America

  3. "Without antifreeze, the panzers wouldn't start; without salve, gun breeches were frozen solid; 200,000 Germans became casualties of frostbite; men died when their anuses froze while defecating; and self-inflicted wounds became common. Overnight,...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Barton Biggs Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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