Definition of Breechcloth

1. Noun. A garment that provides covering for the loins.

Exact synonyms: Breechclout, Loincloth
Specialized synonyms: Dhoti
Generic synonyms: Garment



Definition of Breechcloth

1. n. A cloth worn around the breech.

Definition of Breechcloth

1. Noun. An apron-like garment held on by a belt tied around the waist to cover the loins; a loincloth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breechcloth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breechcloth

bredren
bredrens
bredrin
bredrins
bree
breech
breech-loading
breech birth
breech births
breech closer
breech delivery
breech extraction
breech presentation
breechblock
breechblocks
breechcloth (current term)
breechcloths
breechclout
breechclouts
breeched
breeches
breeches buoy
breechesmaker
breeching
breechings
breechloader
breechloaders
breechloading
breed in the bone

Literary usage of Breechcloth

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1. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"Men: Buffalo robe, shirt to knees or longer, breechcloth, thigh- leggings ... Men: Usually naked; robe, network cap, moccasins and breechcloth occasionally. ..."

2. Negro Culture in West Africa: A Social Study of the Negro Group of Vai by George Washington Ellis (1914)
"Afterward the girls wear an apron made of beads, and the boys a breechcloth or gown. When the boys and girls come out of the Devil and Greegree Bushes they ..."

3. History of Arizona by Thomas Edwin Farish (1915)
"Others were clad in the simple breechcloth. All were mounted on spirited horses. ... Their warriors wear the white breechcloth, and their hair, ..."

4. Industrial and Commerrcial Geography by Joseph Russell Smith (1913)
"Cottons, indeed, nd to be relatively more important in the breechcloth stage an in any other, comprising, for instance, one-fourth of the im- >rts of Sierra ..."

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