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riding breeches

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noun (used with a plural verb)

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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ridicule, ridiculous, ridiculously, riding, riding boot, riding breeches, riding crop, riding habit, riding lamp, riding master, riding sail
Also called breeches.
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riding breeches


pl n

tough breeches with padding inside the knees, worn for riding horses
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