English version

knee breeches

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
knee breechesˈknee ˌbreeches noun [plural]  DCCtight trousers that end at your knee, worn especially in the past
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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.
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