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noun (plural only, )
  1. (historical) Thick loose riding-trousers, fastened on the outside of each leg.
  • 1860: Many years ago, when the facilities for travelling were not as great as now, and when journeys were made on horseback, were indispensable to the traveller. " John Russell Bartlett, Dictionary of Americanisms (Brown Little 1860, p. 399)
Etymology: From Polish szarawary (cognate with Russian ÑÑÑÑ "wide trousers"), from Greek , a borrowing of Aramaic ÜÜÜÜ (sarbÄlÄ), Arabic (ARchar, Ù) (sirbÄl) "cloak", ultimately from Persian (FAchar, ÙÙ) (sirwÄl).


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