reach me down

reach-me-down

[reech-mee-doun]
noun, adjective British.

Origin:
1860–65

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reach-me-down
 
n
1.  a.  (often plural) a garment that is cheaply ready-made or second-hand
 b.  (as modifier): reach-me-down finery
2.  (plural) trousers
3.  (modifier) not original; derivative; stale: a stock of reach-me-down ideas

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