noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of trunk hose
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Historical Examples of trunk hose
Her successes have varied inversely as the length of her trunk-hose.
Trunk-hose of a goodly diameter, and wide-flapped boots, decorated the lower extremity of his person.
Let not thy breeches be too tight, or hang too loose about thy thighs, like the trunk-hose of our ancestors.The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
For my part, I expect to see the use of trunk-hose and buttered ale ascribed to the influence of the feudal system.The Expedition of Humphry Clinker