Definitions for unmentionables
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undergarments, underwear, drawers
Origin: Victorian Era euphemism, specifically the category of euphemism known as indirection (compare privates, behind, sleep together). First intended meaning was "trousers", attested from 1823. Meaning "underwear" is recorded from 1910.
the breeches; trousers
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