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Meaning of riding breeches

rid'ing breech"es

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  1. calf-length trousers of whipcord or other durable fabric, flaring at the sides of the thighs and fitting snugly at and below the knees, worn with riding boots for horseback riding, hunting, etc. Also calledCf.
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