[ UK /tɹˈuːz/ ]
  1. (used in the plural) tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan
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How To Use trews In A Sentence

  • Teil care an they did," said Donald, "an that were the warst o't, for we have a wheen canny trewsmen here that wadna let us want if there was A Legend of Montrose
  • I'm with you on the whole 'trews' thing - if you really are that jock then wear a skirt! Army Rumour Service
  • His usual high leather boots and baggy pleated trews had got soaked and muddy yesterday, he explained, and now they were drying off by the stove at home.
  • The only way to check in any degree the ravages of the wolves is by the most liberal use of strychnine, and the offal of any game killed by a cattle-man is pretty sure to be poisoned before being left, while the "wolfer," or professional wolf-killer strews his bait everywhere. III. The Grouse of the Northern Cattle Plains
  • Tartan trews were introduced for the Scottish Lowland regiments.
  • Black trews of soft leather outlined his powerful legs. Dreams of a Dark Warrior
  • Senga had asked if she could come as part of the entourage because she was interested in the history of the place, but I caught her chatting up a Royal Scots subaltern in impossibly tight trews.
  • ‘We have just acquired our own tartan,’ said the professor, showing off his new trews.
  • The argentiferous Negro quartz everywhere abounds, and near the ruins of Badá lie strews of spalled “Marú,” each fragment showing its little block of pure lead. The Land of Midian
  • Old Allister, your creat -- her own crandfather, was ta pest horseman ta worlt efer saw, and he'll nefer pe hafing ta trews to his own lecks nor ta saddle to his horse's pack. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875
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