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clam diggers

or clamdiggers

noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
casual pants that end slightly below the knee.
Origin of clam diggers
1850-1855
1850-55, for literal sense
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  • The two clam diggers watched him curiously, but made no attempt to go to his assistance.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train

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