breechcloth vs loincloth what difference

what is difference between breechcloth and loincloth

English

Alternative forms

  • breechclout, breech-cloth

Etymology

From breech +‎ cloth.

Noun

breechcloth (plural breechcloths)

  1. An apron-like garment held on by a belt tied around the waist to cover the loins; a loincloth.
    • 2013, Philipp Meyer, The Son, Simon & Schuster 2014, p. 79:
      I had been scrubbed clean and painted and was wearing my breechcloth.

Translations



English

Etymology

From loin +‎ cloth.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: loin‧cloth

Noun

loincloth (plural loincloths)

  1. A garment worn about the loins and covering the crotch.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Coton Hill

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