\ ˈtägz How to pronounce togs (audio) , ˈtȯgz\

Definition of togs

: clothing especially : a set of clothes and accessories for a specified use riding togs

First Known Use of togs

1779, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for togs

plural of English slang tog coat, short for obsolete English argot togeman, togman

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The first known use of togs was in 1779

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