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britches

[brich-iz] /ˈbrɪtʃ ɪz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
Origin of britches
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
Can be confused
breeches, britches.
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britches

/ˈbrɪtʃɪz/
plural noun
1.
a variant spelling of breeches
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n.

1905, from britch (1620s), an old variant of breeches.

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