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knee breeches in Clothes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishknee breechesˈknee ˌbreeches noun [plural]  DCCtight trousers that end at your knee, worn especially in the past
Examples from the Corpus
knee breechesAlfred was waving a white-stockinged leg in the air, Heinrich experimentally bending over in his black knee breeches.Some still wore knee breeches, but tightly-fitting pantaloons buttoned round the ankle over the white silk socks were permitted.