noun (used with a plural verb)Scot. and North England.
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He didn't care about the sodden wadmal breeks and tunic that hung around his skin.The Valor of Cappen Varra|Poul William Anderson
Thirdly, What Charlie Waddie's to tak' for mendin' my breeks, is what neither you nor me ken.Scotch Wit and Humor|W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
It's ill getting the breeks aff the Highlandman is a proverb that savours very strong of a Lowland Scotch origin.
I hae cuist'n my coat and waistcoat, and faith I dinna ken how lang I can thole my breeks.' '
There'll be a hole in the breeks of the other that'll tak a quare width of cloth to make a patch for it.The Northern Iron|George A. Birmingham