Definition of breechclout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrēCHklout/
(also breechcloth)


North American
Another term for loincloth.
Example sentences
  • Indian breechclouts and legging pants finished his mismatched uniform of style and fealty.
  • In the back, I pull the two sides out so that the breechclout covers my bottom like a bathing suit.
  • The men wore breechclouts and moccasins, with leggings and a robe to cover themselves in cold weather.

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Syllabification: breech·clout

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