riding breeches


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n riding breeches flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots
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In literature:

A very stout man, barefooted, who had struggled into a pair of abnormally tight riding-breeches, faced them.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
From our lowly station we could see a grand panorama of mahogany leather boots and the flaring curves of riding breeches.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
Her coat was off, and in her silk blouse and riding breeches she was like a lovely boy.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
The riding-breeches, top-boots, and spurs were such that even Waring could not criticise.
"Waring's Peril" by Charles King
I have organized the Amazons, as you said, and we are strong and true, in riding breeches.
"The Cricket" by Marjorie Cooke
Men, when they are bereaved of their friends, do not ride in black breeches.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
They approached rapidly, there was a step at the door, and a tall, well-dressed figure in riding-breeches and leggings appeared.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
In making a short cut to the house I had to pass the hotel stables, into which a squatter in the orthodox breeches, boots and spurs, was riding.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
McArthur mechanically did as she bade him, and his riding-breeches dropped from the sack.
"'Me-Smith'" by Caroline Lockhart
Otherwise he was as when first arrested; he wore the same riding-breeches and leggings, and the same tweed coat.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace

In news:

When I go for long rides I like to wear breeches (for me, jeans are only for QUICKLY hopping on.