/ (ˈbəʊjæŋz) /
Australian and NZ history a pair of strings or straps secured round each trouser leg below the knee, worn esp by sheep-shearers and other labourers
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Word Origin for bowyangs
C19: from English dialect bowy-yanks leggings
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