Definition of Pantaloons
1. Noun. An article of clothing covering each leg separately, that covers the area from the waist to the ankle. ¹
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Definition of Pantaloons
1. pantaloon [n] - See also: pantaloon
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Literary usage of Pantaloons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed by Thomas Dolby, George Damiel, D. G., G. D., John Cumberland (1828)
"Second dress : Brown livery coat^livery hat—white pantaloons and shoes. ... Coat in the extreme of fashion—white waistcoat— light blue pantaloons, ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"F. pantalon, a garment so called because worn by the Venetians, who were themselves called pantaloons (Littre). See Pantaloon. may rather look upon it as ..."
3. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical by John Cumberland (1827)
"Mixed short great-coat, trimmed with black, light drab kerseymere pantaloons, with black cord. BROADCAST.—Drab plush coat, scarlet waistcoat, cord breeches, ..."
4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"B. Gunn, ' New York Boarding- pantaloons, Pants. The garments which preceded trousers. Then the word came to mean trousers. A few American examples of the ..."
5. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal by Robert Chambers, William Chambers (1847)
"Simply this : My new pantaloons are just come home, and that they derive their name from the aforesaid saint, is as certain as that it was high time I ..."
6. A Manual of Politeness: Comprising the Principles of Etiquette, and Rules of by Marshall, W., & co., pub (1837)
"DRESS pantaloons. Dress pantaloons fashion admits but of having two colours, ... The person is greatly influenced by the cut of the pantaloons: they should ..."
7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... the bitterest foe To modern laws, has felt their blow, Consented to be taxed, and vote, And put on pantaloons and coat, And leave off cattle-stealing. ..."
8. Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California by California Supreme Court, Bancroft-Whitney Company, California, Supreme Court (1906)
"The prosecuting witness then grabbed the pantaloons from the defendant and ... He is very confident that the money was still in the pantaloons at this time ..."