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Rhinegrave breeches

[ rahyn-greyv ]
/ ˈraɪnˌgreɪv /
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plural noun
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Origin of Rhinegrave breeches

1930–35; named after the Rhinegrave of Salm, who introduced the fashion in Paris about 1650; Rhinegrave<Middle Dutch rijngraaf,German Rheingraf literally, Rhine count; see Rhine, Graf

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