Bowyangs - definition of bowyangs by The Free Dictionary
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(Historical Terms) history Austral and NZ a pair of strings or straps secured round each trouser leg below the knee, worn esp by sheep-shearers and other labourers
[C19: from English dialect bowy-yanks leggings]
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Hope savagely mocked the parochialism of "the stock-rail and bowyangs
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