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gallace

\Gal-ess\
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Definition

South asian word for "suspenders":
a pair of straps that pass over the shoulders and fasten to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt at the front and back to hold it up.

Whether the word is singular or plural ("gallaces") remains ambiguous and dependent on usage.

Usage

"Those pants are so loose! Put on a gallace."
Added 2011-08-12 by DBV

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

petticoat, Half pant