breeches


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With this and other talk of the same sort master and man passed the night, till Sancho, perceiving that daybreak was coming on apace, very cautiously untied Rocinante and tied up his breeches.
Marmaduke appeared in a suit of plain, neat black; Monsieur Le Quoi in a coat of snuff- color, covering a vest of embroidery, with breeches, and silk stockings, and buckles—that were commonly thought to be of paste.
LIFESAVERS will re-enact the drama of the first time the breeches buoy was used by volunteers in a shipwreck rescue 150 years ago.
An inquest in Ipswich heard that the policy of delivering most breeches by caesarean has meant there is a lack of professionals experienced in vaginal breech deliveries.
The cherished, "extremely rare" Geneva Breeches Bible is more than 400 years old and was kept covered with cloth to protect it from sunlight, inside a locked display case.
The rare 1589 Breeches Bible was taken after the locked glass cabinet in which it was kept at St Mary's Church, Trefriw, was levered open.
Total of 119 undiagnosed breeches admitted in labour ward were included in the study.
IT isn't in the rules that jockeys must wear white breeches, but it should be.
The main reason I point this out is that I have seen breeches that have other numbers engraved on them besides the serial number.
In the 21st century, though, we seem to have forgotten how to seat pellets in breakbarrels, and the guns with the tight slanted breeches are back to bite us.
Bear's breeches are the most generous, yet humble, of garden plants.
And for midwives, vaginal breeches feel more comfortable because we do them all the time.
DURING THE FLOOD of innovations that made the late 19th century the most productive time in the history of firearms, no one considered marrying open breeches to loose powder and ball.
Nancy told the nurse but she said, "I don't like to check breeches too often.
Once she had tasted success in breeches she wouldn't take them off; she scandalously went on to live her life dressed as a man.