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Origin of Knickerbocker
Definition for knickerbockers (2 of 2)
noun (used with a plural verb)
- a bloomerslike undergarment worn by women.
Origin of knickers
Example sentences from the Web for knickerbockers
His sole attire consisted of a striped blazer and a pair of knickerbockers.Tommy Wideawake|H. H. Bashford
But he was not alone, for when he sank into eclipse all the Knickerbockers disappeared with him.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
I've known him since he was a little thing in knickerbockers, that high.The Return of the Prodigal|May Sinclair
It hangs loosely about the knees and resembles a pair of knickerbockers.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe|Ernest Young
Here was a pair of boys in knickerbockers, a pair in petticoats, a pair in pelisses, besides the thing in arms.The Clever Woman of the Family|Charlotte M. Yonge