smallclothes

plural noun
small·​clothes | \ ˈsmȯl-ˌklō(t͟h)z How to pronounce smallclothes (audio) \

Definition of smallclothes

1 : small articles of clothing (such as underclothing or handkerchiefs)
2 : close-fitting knee breeches worn in the 18th century

First Known Use of smallclothes

1759, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Smallclothes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smallclothes. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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