Definition of Knee pants

1. Noun. Trousers ending above the knee.

Exact synonyms: Breeches, Knee Breeches, Knickerbockers, Knickers
Specialized synonyms: Britches, Buckskins, Plus Fours, Trunk Hose
Terms within: Codpiece
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knee Pants

knee arthroplasty
knee baby
knee bend
knee brace
knee breeches
knee bursitis
knee cap
knee cap dislocation
knee injuries
knee jerk
knee jerks
knee joint
knee pad
knee pads
knee pants (current term)
knee phenomenon
knee piece
knee prosthesis
knee reflex
knee roll
knee rolls
knee scooter
knee scooters
knee slapper
knee slappers
knee sock
knee socks
knee sprain
kneeboard

Literary usage of Knee pants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Social Science by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, American Social Science Association, Isaac Franklin Russell (1892)
"The board of health of any city or town in this State where coats, vests, trousers, knee-pants, overalls, cloaks, shirts, purses, feathers, ..."

2. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Proceedings of the American by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root (1890)
"The board of health of any city or town in this Sta;e where coats, vests, trousers, knee-pants, overalls, cloaks, shirts, purses, feathers, ..."

3. Industrial Home Work in Massachusetts by Amy Hewes, Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston, Mass.). Dept. of Research, Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics (1915)
"In addition, 16 shops engaged in the manufacture of knee-pants, overalls, and other tailored ... No home work on vests, overalls, or knee-pants was found, ..."

4. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1905)
"... determined in favor of the employer. 9. This contract shall take effect immediately and continue in force for a period of one year from date. knee pants ..."

5. The Child Labor Bulletin by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) (1914)
"He told that widow that he would not trouble with one little boy, but if she would take home the smaller one and put him also into knee pants and then bring ..."

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