Definition of Trouser leg
1. Noun. The leg of a pair of trousers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trouser Leg
Literary usage of Trouser leg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"[In picking them up she lets the cut-off end, of a trouser leg fall but does not notice ... [Stooping and picking up the piece of trouser leg] Here Carrie! ..."
2. A Manual of nursing prepared for the Training School for Nurses attached to by Bellevue Hospital, Training School for Nurses (1878)
"The outer seam of the trouser-leg containing the injured limb should then be ripped up until the trousers are completely open, waistband included. ..."
3. The Art of Story-telling: With Nearly Half a Hundred Stories by Julia Darrow Cowles (1916)
"... proceeded to roll up the entangling trouser leg. While he was in the midst of this occupation, there was a startling "honk, honk," close at hand and a ..."
4. The Stories Editors Buy and why by Jean Wick (1921)
"Selecting a post-card he advanced upon the rear of the unheeding gob, turned up the bottom of the wide and floppy left trouser-leg, read from the sewn-in ..."
5. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1852)
"... an endless band (by preference) of India-rubber, or other elastic material, is secured, at one part, to the back of the trouser-leg, and is brought into ..."