His trunk hose, meaning those which reach from his waist to his knees, are of the finest wool.
A sum equal in purchasing power to several thousand dollars in our time is said to have been spent on one pair of trunk hose.
trunk hose were appropriately named, as they were often filled with wool, bran, and other materials.
In this reign the chausses were made like trunk hose, and fitted tightly to the limbs.
His trunk hose of brown silk "remind him by their somber hue he must die."
trunk hose were stuffed with wool, rags or bran, and were made very large.
The hat was a broad-brimmed beaver with a plume of feathers, and trunk hose gave way to breeches.
Men wore their coats cut somewhat after the same shape: their trunk hose were tight, but round the waist they were puffed out.
The doublet had a long waist, and both it and the trunk hose were heavily slashed.
There are trunk hose that have the air of petticoats rolled inward half way up the thigh.