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  • n. Plural form of gaucho.
  • n. Calf-length trousers with flared legs.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But the most distinctive article of his apparel is his _manta_, a sort of cloak of the _poncho_ kind, hanging loosely behind his back, but altogether different from the well-known garment of the gauchos, which is usually woven from wool.

    Gaspar the Gaucho A Story of the Gran Chaco

  • By nature, Maidana is a quiet man, steeped in the plains of Argentina, where men known as gauchos ride their steeds bareback, and where riding a horse is like riding a bicycle anywhere else. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Long shorts i.e., "gauchos" or "culottes" which reach the knee are permitted for athletic activity.

    Only rule needed: don't do anything

  • Lunch: Monday-Friday; Dinner: seven days rrr The huge industrial space works well with the service concept at this Brazilian churrascaria: not only is there plenty of room for the enormous center salad bar, but the circulating "gauchos" (servers dressed in those below-the-knee pants) can glide easily from table to table with their huge metal skewers of meat.

    Chicago Reader

  • The Orlando investment firm that snapped up Sal & Carvao a few years ago must have known there were enough knickered "gauchos" scampering around River North's Brazilian-themed feeding factories to occupy a flattened rain forest.


  • On weekends you can see gauchos parading on their horses.

    Buenos Aires

  • Ms. Shaw has too much business taking place on the vast stage, with shadowy Spanish servants looking like gauchos, figures from old Gitane cigarette packets or Goya etchings, and too many "Fawlty Towers" Manuels doing silly things.

    A Vapid 'Veil' but a Happy 'Marriage'

  • They ride horseback and enjoy heavy meat-and-wine asados with the gauchos, spending the night in the three on-site cabins for an all-inclusive $250.

    Owning a Piece of the Vineyard

  • Staff from the winery, some owners down from Buenos Aires and a couple of gauchos join in.

    Owning a Piece of the Vineyard

  • Last weekend, the Little House was an appropriately eclectic and exuberant backdrop for a recital by Italian pianist Valeria Vetruccio, with a program of works evoking Europe at the height of the Romantic Era, Jazz Age America and gauchos on the Argentine pampas.

    Al Fresco in Rome, Pianist Valeria Vetriccio Plays Gershwin and Chopin


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  • Freaking amazing little victorian~style dandypants, these are bettah than bloomers. Just Add Drawstring, & forget about the cowboys.

    July 20, 2008