Definition of Breeched

1. Adjective. Dressed in trousers.

Exact synonyms: Pantalooned, Trousered
Similar to: Clad, Clothed



Definition of Breeched

1. Verb. (past of breech) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breeched

1. breech [v] - See also: breech

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breeched

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

Literary usage of Breeched

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

1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"The word occurs in another p:\ssage of Shakespeare, but still more disguised : Sir Hugh means to say breeched, ie, flogged. If you forget >our kies, ..."

2. The history of the French revolution, tr. with notes by F. Shoberl by Thomas Carlyle, Marie Joseph L. Adolphe Thiers (1838)
"... the highest praise of the Convention would be if it could bear this testimony to itself: ' I found the nation without breeches, and I leave it breeched. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"For I must tell you of my being properly "breeched" and sent out into the ... Our fathers were breeched before us. Now old and young are fallen info the ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"“I should think he was breeched once a week. When were you breeched last?” he asked, turning his head to glance at the figure that stood by my side ..."

5. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"Steeped in the colours of their trade, their daggers Unmannerly breeched with gore.—Act ii. scene 2. "The lower extremity of anything," says Nares, ..."

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