noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of britches
Examples from the Web for britches
She insists, laughing, that her grandfather looked better in his britches than Adolf Hitler did in his.
They didn' know nothin bout no britches till they was great big, jus' wen' roun' in dey shirttails.
I try treat people nice, 'n'en they go th'ow my britches down cistern!Penrod and Sam|Booth Tarkington
Iverybody laff'd when Dick sed soa, an' as they didn't know what they wor laffin at they thowt it wor at Seth's britches.Yorksher Puddin'|John Hartley
When dey sont me to town I put on britches an' stuffed de tail o' my slip in 'em so's it pass' for a shirt.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Dey wouldn' be caught wearin' britches an' ridin' straddle like de womens do dese days.
British Dictionary definitions for britches
Word Origin and History for britches
1905, from britch (1620s), an old variant of breeches.