chiefly Scotland

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (northern dialect) breke, from Old English brēc

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of breeks was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near breeks

Cite this Entry

“Breeks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breeks. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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