from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Trousers extending to or just below the knee.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Breeches that reach to the knee or just below it; especially, a close-fitting garment covering the thigh and the lower part of the body, worn generally from the beginning of the eighteenth century until about 1815. See knickerbocker, 3.

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  • noun trousers ending above the knee


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