sit-upons

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Noun[edit]

sit-upons

  1. plural of sit-upon
  2. (UK, slang, obsolete) Trousers.
    • 1860, Cuthbert Bede, The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green (volumes 1-3, page 89)
      But I should advise you, old fellow, to get your sit-upons seated with wash-leather,—just like the eleventh hussars do with their cherry-coloured pants.

References[edit]

  • 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

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