Definition of Trouses

1. trouse [n] - See also: trouse



Lexicographical Neighbors of Trouses

trouse
trouser
trouser clip
trouser cough
trouser cuff
trouser leg
trouser pocket
trouser press
trouser snakes
trousered
trousering
trouserings
trouserless
trousers
trouses (current term)
trousseau
trousseaus
trousseaux
trout
trout lily
trout pout
trout pouts
troutbird
trouted
trouter
trouters
troutful
troutier
troutiest

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 ..."

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