breechclout


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breech·cloth

 (brēch′klôth′, -klŏth′) also breech·clout (-klout′)
n.
A cloth worn to cover the loins; a loincloth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breechclout - a garment that provides covering for the loins
dhoti - a long loincloth worn by Hindu men
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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He was fitted with a slave's breechclout and tunic, and a turban and purple robe covered in fake jewels for his role as King of Fez, pulling the chariot.
During ancient times most males worldwide wore a single-piece breechclout (or loincloth) of one style or another.
Relatedly, although Frenchmen often did wear Native American-style dress such as breechclouts and leggings on their travels into the woods, this dress style was not permanent.