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Definition of Breeks
1. breeches [n]
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Literary usage of Breeks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Levantine Log-book by Jerome Alfred Hart (1905)
"breeks below, more voluminous above. I saw the Bulgarian breeks — so redundant that the wearer might easily carry a bushel of wheat in the seat. ..."
2. The Works of Robert Fergusson by Robert Fergusson, Alexander Balloch Grosart (1851)
"TO MY AULD breeks. [This poem was the last Scottish piece of Fergusson's which appeared in the 'Magazine:' and only his 'Last Will' and ' Codicil' followed. ..."
3. A Memoir on the Indian Surveys by Clements Robert Markham (1878)
"... by the late Mr. JW breeks, Commissioner of the Nilgiris, has recently been published by Government.1 Mr. breeks' researches were undertaken in 1871, ..."
4. The Glasgow Poets: Their Lives and Poems by George Eyre-Todd (1906)
"... MY FIRST breeks When I was a younker, and bade wi' my granny, A gey steerin' cowt, as a body may trow, Frae mornin' to nicht into mischief I ran aye, ..."