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knee breeches

plural noun
breeches (def 1).
Origin of knee breeches
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The butler never wears the livery of a footman and on no account knee breeches or powder.
  • Little boys snits frequently consist of three pieces- the jacket, the waistcoat and the short trousers or knee breeches.
  • Besides this, they wear leather aprons, knee breeches.

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