trouser cuff


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trouser cuff a cuff on the bottoms of trouser legs
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In literature:

I saw a high starched collar, white cuffs, a light alpaca jacket, snowy trousers, a clean necktie, and varnished boots.
"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad
At the present moment trousers are made with a cuff; sleeves are not.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
This was the key to his own box, of course; his master key was in a hidden pocket in the cuff of his trousers.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Below the cuffs of the trousers were bright, tan, bump-toed shoes.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
There were four pairs of trousers, light blue, dark blue, gray and black, with wide cuffs at the bottoms.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
In record time Dave drew on his own shirt, slipped into trousers, put on collar, cuffs and tie, and followed this with coat and vest.
"Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service" by H. Irving Hancock
Baggy trousers, creased sleeves, soft collars and soft cuffs are seen most frequently on fat men.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
It would have pleased her to see Bowen with velvet stripes down his trousers, a velvet collar and velvet cuffs.
"Patricia Brent, Spinster" by Herbert Jenkins
Before pressing, place on the small end of press-jack and press all around as in pressing cuffs or bottom of trousers as explained.
"The Copeland Method" by Vanness Copeland
Jacket and trousers all nicely brushed, Collar and cuffs like snow.
"In My Nursery" by Laura E. Richards

In poetry:

I was just going to hand-cuff his trousers
When he said, "You've made a mistake."
So I hit myself on the head with my trucheon
To see if I was awake.
"The Sergeant's Overcoat (Or The Policeman That Nearly Got Caught)" by Billy Bennett