canions

plural noun
can·​ions | \ ˈkanyənz \

Definition of canions

: close-fitting usually ornamental kneepieces joining the upper and lower parts of the leg covering and worn by men especially in Elizabethan and Jacobean England

History and Etymology for canions

Spanish cañones, plural of cañón, literally, tube, pipe, from caña reed, from Latin canna

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“Canions.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canions. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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