: a character in the commedia dell'arte that is usually a skinny old dotard who wears spectacles, slippers, and a tight-fitting combination of trousers and stockings
: wide breeches worn especially in England during the reign of Charles II
: close-fitting trousers usually having straps passing under the instep and worn especially in the 19th century
: loose-fitting usually shorter than ankle-length trousers
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