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  • n  flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots
  • n  a short riding boot that fastens with a buckle at the side

  • In old Hollywood, the director was the guy in the safari jacket and jodhpurs who ruled the set with the whip of machismo.
  • Next, Deborah, scowling prettily in jodhpurs, would be the Mitford who married a dukenot just any duke, but the Duke of Devonshire who still swings a lot of weight in England.
  • And ruling the set, in his safari jacket and jodhpurs, was the director--an amalgam of Da Vinci and De Sade, Patton and Hemingway.
Quotes

  • Max Boot in New Yorker
    As the military historian Max Boot wrote in The Weekly Standard, "Afghanistan and other troubled lands today cry out for the sort of enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets."
  • Brendan Fraser in CNN
    Grinning, Fraser says, "I wouldn't want anyone to see me on the street in jodhpurs."

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