Definition of Trouses
1. trouse [n] - See also: trouse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trouses
Literary usage of Trouses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Provincial and State Papers by New Hampshire (1873)
"1 gooil pr. trouses. 1 good frock. 1 good razor and sum other things Besides; ... 1 pr trouses, 2 good capes. 1 good Rasher, 1 new pair of shoues; ..."
2. The American Revolution by Sir George Otto Trevelyan (1899)
"I went to for teag" (fatigue) "this Day. I bought a pare of trouses of Sergt- Gamble price gs. I sold A pare of trouses To Nathan Peabody price ICM. ..."
3. Minor Poets of the Caroline Period by George Saintsbury (1906)
"... or board, But clad in trouses, mantle, with a sword Hang'd in a ... trouses' for ' trousers' or ' trews' is in Spenser. ..."
4. The Scottish Historical Review by Company of Scottish History (1905)
"... such a cuntry where hee cannot ride or travell but in trouses and a plad.' General Monk writes from Dalkeith, where he had been staying for some time, ..."
5. Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors by Thomas Blount, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"A pair of under-trouses, and breeches to go over them, with stockings fastened to the trouses, all of crimson silk. n. A pair of linea gloves. 12. ..."
6. Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors by Thomas Blount, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"A surtout of crimson satin, made with a collar for a band, both opened for anointing, and closed with ribbons. 10. A pair of under-trouses, and breeches to ..."