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Meaning of smallclothes

small•clothes

Pronunciation: (smôl'klōz", -klōz"), [key]
— n.pl.
  1. small, personal items of clothing, as underwear, handkerchiefs, etc.
  2. knee breeches, esp. the close-fitting ones worn in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries.
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