riding breeches

noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. 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.

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How to use riding breeches in a sentence

  • Suddenly she looked him over from head to foot—his rough riding boots, old riding breeches and blue flannel shirt.

  • Mr. Freet wore corduroy riding breeches and leather puttees, a blue flannel shirt and soft tie.

    Still Jim | Honor Willsie Morrow
  • Forbes had hoped to be invited to ride with Persis, and had put on a pair of civilian riding-breeches and his army puttees.

    What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
  • Orde in a shooting coat, riding breeches, brown cowhide boots with spurs, and a battered flax helmet.

    Under the Deodars | Rudyard Kipling
  • Sometimes it was a new arrival in Stetson and riding-breeches and unstained leather leggings.

    The Shadow | Arthur Stringer

British Dictionary definitions for riding breeches

riding breeches

pl n
  1. tough breeches with padding inside the knees, worn for riding horses

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