britches

[ brich-iz ]
/ ˈbrɪtʃ ɪz /

noun (used with a plural verb)

Origin of britches

First recorded in 1880–85
Can be confusedbreeches britches
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British Dictionary definitions for britches

britches

/ (ˈbrɪtʃɪz) /

pl n

a variant spelling of breeches
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Word Origin and History for britches

britches


n.

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

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