breeks


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breeks

 (brēks)
pl.n. Scots
Breeches.

[Middle English, pl. of brek, from Old English brēc; see breech.]

breeks

(briːks)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) Scot trousers
[Scot variant of breeches]
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breeks

[briːks] NPL (Scot) → pantalones mpl
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He left me my breeks to cover me, and little besides.
Most folk see they have 30 bucks in the bank and still spend their day googling 50-inch plasma TVs, so when they hear about those kind of reserves it doesn't just burn a hole in the pocket, it torches the breeks off completely.
YOU WON'T FIND MANY HUNTERS OF TODAY WALKING INTO A CABELA'S AND ASKING FOR A TWEED JACKET AND PAIR OF BREEKS, BUT EVEN WITH THE MILITARY INFLUENCE ON MODERN HUNTING FASHION IN NORTH AMERICA IT IS CLEAR DUCK HUNTING CHIC HAS ALWAYS LEFT ROOM FOR A HUNTER TO REFLECT HIS PERSONAL STYLE.
In fact you spent all afternoon at an out-of-town retail complex, cutting quite a dash in breeks and tweed jacket, attracting many admiring glances and the odd police caution.
That said, if it gets too hot in the club I've got some lighter waistcoasts and shooting breeks I can change into.
If I played the bagpipes, I'd lurk somewhere out of sight, wait for the announcement over the PA, hope that Kieren Fallon had won on the 7-2 favourite, then down with the breeks, on with the kilt and a quick dash to the main exit.
It collapses just as a car passes and I'm flat on my back with skint elbows and breeks at my ankles.
The stable's] chief furnishing was the cornkist that stood in the window recess, with its lid polished black by harness oil and the seats of corduroy breeks.
It may not look much like a Jag, but as a man known to wear brown shoes and tweed breeks I say cry God for Harry, England and Saint George.
In The Wooden Breeks, produced by MCC Theater this past winter, Smith played Jarl van Hoother, playwright Berger's gender flip on the damsel in distress.