long trousers

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trousers reaching to the foot


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Officials passed the decree during the French Revolution at a time when wearing long trousers (as opposed to knee-length "culottes") was seen as a symbol of defiance.
Each kit includes thermal underwear, long trousers, a woolen sweater, socks, woolen gloves and hat, shoes and a winter jacket.
I was convinced she'd buy me my first pair of long trousers last Christmas, only to be shocked when I discovered two new pairs of grey shorts in her wardrobe.
The Saudi side should replace the shorts with long trousers.
Health experts also advise that for prevention of malaria and dengue fever at individual level, personal protective measures must be adopted such as use of repellents on exposed parts of the body, use of mosquito coils, electric mats, wearing of full sleeve shirts, long trousers and light-coloured clothing.
The origin of its name is unknown, but some believe it comes from New York where early Dutch settlers wore long trousers called knickerbockers.
That's why rap singers wear wide and long trousers.
As much as I miss the family, friends and follies that make my Liverpool life so rich and dangerous, what I really need in my Caribbean life is a decent glass of wine, served anywhere lower than boiling point in a half decent glass by a person in long trousers and shoes.
Other times, men had to wear long trousers to swim in public.
Bosses should ban shorts only if they have first carried out a risk assessment, and only people whose jobs could prove hazardous should still be made to work in long trousers, said the TUC.
Drivers, both children and adults, wishing to participate would need to wear suitable clothing to drive in, which includes long trousers and closed-toe shoes.
Long trousers that can be unzipped into shorts cost pounds 45.
The occurrence of mosquito and other insect bites can be minimised by wearing longsleeved shirts, long trousers and hats to reduce exposed skin.
He had a 12-year-old son who only acquired his short hair and long trousers upon the death of his mother.
In 1946 Yvon Petra became the last man to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon in long trousers - Anne White lived up to her name at Wimbledon in 1985 when she took to the courts sporting an all-white Lycra body stocking, which was later banned by the All England Club as "not traditional tennis attire".