trouse

/ (traʊz) /


pl n
  1. British close-fitting breeches worn in Ireland

Origin of trouse

1
from Irish and Scot Gaelic triubhas : compare trews

Words Nearby trouse

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How to use trouse in a sentence

  • Trousers was earlier trouses, plural of trouse, now trews, and was used especially of Irish native costume.