breeks


breeks

breeks [breeks, briks] EXAMPLES| noun (used with a plural verb) Scot. and North England. breeches; trousers. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for breeks Historical Examples of breeks

  • All the world knows that it is ill taking the breeks off a Highlander.

    Soldiers Three, Part II.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • “I ‘ll be wipin off a streak o’ red upon me breeks” Duke: Quick!

    Wappin’ Wharf

    Charles S. Brooks

  • In about one minute I ‘ll be wipin’ off a streak o’ red upon me breeks.

    Wappin’ Wharf

    Charles S. Brooks

  • If ye sell your purse to your wife, gie her your breeks to the bargain.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • They may wear the breeks, but the women wear the brains, I trow.

    The House with the Green Shutters

    George Douglas Brown

  • British Dictionary definitions for breeks breeks pl n Scot trousers Word Origin for breeks Scot variant of breeches Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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