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There was that about him which spoke of knickerbockers and romping childhood laid aside but yesterday.
This image, of a fair-haired child dressed as a page boy, in cape and knickerbockers, adorns the cover of the American edition of Sebald’s novel.
They were originally modeled after classic knickerbockers: broad and billowy from the waist to the calf, and then skin tight to the ankle.
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First Known Use: 1820See Words from the same year
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