Definition of Trouser clip

1. Noun. A clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain.

Exact synonyms: Bicycle Clip
Generic synonyms: Clip



Lexicographical Neighbors of Trouser Clip

trouncer
trouncers
trounces
trouncing
troupe
trouped
trouper
troupers
troupes
troupial
troupials
trouping
trous-de-loup
trouse
trouser
trouser clip (current term)
trouser cough
trouser cuff
trouser leg
trouser pocket
trouser press
trouser snakes
trousered
trousering
trouserings
trouserless
trousers
trouses
trousseau

Literary usage of Trouser clip

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

1. Discussion at Johannesburg on the Teaching of Elementary Mechanics: Which by Cyril Ernest Ashford (1906)
"A strip of steel 10" long, y broad, 7Y' thick, bent into a circle, something like a cyclist's trouser clip, would serve admirably for measuring the force, ..."

2. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1902)
"... a cornet hermetically closed, conical in shape, the whole being finally fixed either with an ordinary tie-clip or a trouser-clip as used for cycling. ..."

3. Practical Geometry and Graphics for Advanced Students by Joseph Harrison, George Albert Baxandall (1913)
"A cyclist's trouser clip c of the pattern shown answers admirably. The strip of steel from which it is bent has originally a length of 10" and a section ..."

4. English-French and French-English Dictionary of the Motor Car, Cycle, and Boat by Frederick Lucas (1915)
"trouser clip . . . True, to . . . . True a wheel, to . Tube Tube expander . . Tubular box spanner. Tubular steel shaft. ..."

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