Origin of jodhpur
Definition for jodhpurs (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for jodhpurs
She is also a veteran steeplechase jockey who had to put weights in her jodhpurs to keep her mount on the horse.
Dorothy slipped the compact into a pocket of her jodhpurs and got to her feet.Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings|Dorothy Wayne
Determinedly she transferred the small revolver from its holster to a pocket of the jodhpurs she was wearing.Dorothy Dixon and the Mystery Plane|Dorothy Wayne
He was clad in jodhpurs and boots and an old tweed coat, with a brilliant blue stock at his throat.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak
British Dictionary definitions for jodhpurs (1 of 2)
Word Origin for jodhpurs
British Dictionary definitions for jodhpurs (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for jodhpurs
1913 (earlier as jodhpur breeches, 1899), from Jodhpur, former state in northwestern India. The city at the heart of the state was founded 1459 by Rao Jodha, a local ruler, and is named for him.