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Breeches Bible (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Breeches Bible

An edition of the Bible printed in 1598, wherein it is said that Adam and Eve sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves breeches. [My copy of this Bible is dated 1581—Liam]

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Breeches * Breeze

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