Definition of Breechclout

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

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



Definition of Breechclout

1. Noun. (dated) breechcloth or loincloth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breechclout

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breechclout

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

Literary usage of Breechclout

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1. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"One as her sole clothing wore a beaded cord around her waist, and a breechclout consisting of half a dozen long, thickly leaved, fresh sprays of a kind of ..."

2. The Centennial History of Illinois by Illinois Centennial Commission, Clarence Walworth Alvord (1917)
"The ordinary garments of the Indian men were a shirt reaching almost to the knees, a breechclout, and leggings which came up to the thigh and were fastened ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"His father, who used to be dubbed " Tony breechclout" for short, was called "Antonio Gonzalez"; he himself " Nicholas. " But if he were going to style ..."

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