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trews

[trooz] /truz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
close-fitting tartan trousers, worn especially by certain Scottish regiments.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Irish and Scots Gaelic triubhas < Old French trebus breeches
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trews

/truːz/
plural noun
1.
(mainly Brit) close-fitting trousers, esp of tartan cloth and worn by certain Scottish soldiers
Word Origin
C16: from Scottish Gaelic triubhas, from Old French trebus; see trousers
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