breechclout

noun

breech·​clout ˈbrēch-ˌklau̇t How to pronounce breechclout (audio)
ˈbrich-

Word History

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of breechclout was in 1722

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“Breechclout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breechclout. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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breechclout

noun
breech·​clout ˈbrēch-ˌklau̇t How to pronounce breechclout (audio)
Etymology

from breech and clout "cloth"

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