knickerbockers

Part of speech: noun

Knee - breeches gathered at the knee.

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Usage examples "knickerbockers":

  1. She had been thinking of a certain blackberry pie, which thought naturally induced reflection on Bryce Cardigan and reminded Shirley of her first visit to the Giants under the escort of a boy in knickerbockers. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
  2. The material result of this new theory of life was to make me enormously conceited, and I moved among my comrades with a mysterious confidence, and gave myself the airs of a Byron in knickerbockers. - "The Ghost Ship", Richard Middleton.
  3. His powerful, muscular figure, more conspicuous for strength than grace, showed to advantage in his tweed shooting- coat and knickerbockers, his ordinary morning costume. - "Our Bessie", Rosa Nouchette Carey.