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Rhinegrave breeches

[rahyn-greyv] /ˈraɪnˌgreɪv/
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; named after the Rhinegrave of Salm, who introduced the fashion in Paris about 1650; Rhinegrave < Middle Dutch rijngraaf, German Rheingraf literally, Rhine count; see Rhine, Graf
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