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B.V.D.

Trademark.
1.
a brand of men's underwear.
Also, BVD's.
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Word Origin and History for bvds

BVDs

n.

"men's underwear," 1935, from trademark name (dating to 1876) of manufacturer Bradley, Voorhees, and Day.

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BVDs

noun

Underwear, esp long underwear; beeveedees: I opened the door and caught her in her BVDs

[1920s+; fr the 1870s trademark of a brand of long underwear, the initials of the manufacturers Bradley, Voorhees, and Day]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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