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What is "Knickers" - Definition & Explanation

A bloomer-like undergarment, gathered at the knee. The term bloomers was most often used with reference to women's underclothes. Knickers was used with reference to women's and menís underclothes.
Knickers is a word used to refer to two very different items of clothing.

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