Saturday, December 19, 2015

Word of the day: breechclout

The word of the day is breechclout:
  1. cloth worn about the breech and loins; loincloth.

"Swanning about the elite precincts, the rich and powerful wore finely woven clothing, but only below the waist—breechclouts for men, skirts and belts for women."

 - Charles Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

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