overalls

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A denim pair of overalls
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overalls

  1. plural form of overall
  2. (not US or Canada) Loose fitting garment worn over regular clothes to protect them.
  3. (US, Canada) Loose fitting pair of pants with supporting cross-straps and a panel of material in the chest (called a bib), often associated with farm work.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 8, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      That concertina was a wonder in its way. The handles that was on it first was wore out long ago, and he'd made new ones of braided rope yarn. And the bellows was patched in more places than a cranberry picker's overalls.

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