from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of pantie.
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- n. A helmet cover.
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- n. short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
Recorded since 1845 in the plural, meaning "drawers for men", a derogatory diminutive of pants (the shortening of pantaloons); meaning "underpants for women or children" first recorded 1908. (Wiktionary)