What does the word breeches mean?

Usage examples for breeches

  1. Top- boots, black boots, spurs, breeches, and red coat, I renounce them all from this moment. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. When he reached the shore, he took off his breeches, and sat down on the ground, laying one knee across a stone. – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  3. Remember the b- b- bright shining dollars that we coaxed out of the tightly b- b- buttoned breeches pockets of the gray- backed Q- Q- Quakers. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss