- calf-length trousers of whipcord or other durable fabric, flaring at the sides of the thighs and fitting snugly at and below the knees, worn with riding boots for horseback riding, hunting, etc.
Compare jodhpur(def 1).
Also called breeches.
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Examples from the Web for riding breeches
And, in self-defense, he was forced into a survey of his own riding-breeches.The Night Riders
The riding-breeches, top-boots, and spurs were such that even Waring could not criticise.Waring's Peril
McArthur mechanically did as she bade him, and his riding-breeches dropped from the sack.'Me-Smith'
I haven't even reached the riding-breeches stage in evolution.Free Air
Women should wear short skirts, bloomers, or riding-breeches.Your National Parks
Enos A. Mills
- tough breeches with padding inside the knees, worn for riding horses
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