breechcloth

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English[edit]

Native-American breechcloth (National Parks Service)

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Etymology[edit]

From breech +‎ cloth.

Noun[edit]

breechcloth (plural breechcloths)

  1. An apron-like garment held on by a belt tied around the waist to cover the loins; a loincloth.
    • 2013, Philipp Meyer, The Son, Simon & Schuster 2014, p. 79:
      I had been scrubbed clean and painted and was wearing my breechcloth.

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