shorts extending almost to the knee, worn for informal warm-weather dress.
A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan John U. Wolff
close-fitting shorts that come down to the knees Also called Bermudas
- Bermuda triangle
the triangular area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and a point near Melbourne, Florida, in which a number of ships and aircraft are purported to have disappeared mysteriously. Contemporary Examples Before 447: Seven Other Plane-Crash Mysteries The Daily Beast June 4, 2009 noun an area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by […]
Marconi rig. a rig of triangular sails for a yacht. noun (nautical) a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails noun a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point
the Bermudas. Bermuda. Informal. Bermuda shorts. a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km). Capital: Hamilton. Historical Examples George Washington, Vol. I Henry Cabot Lodge Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 Charles H. Sylvester The Butterfly Book William Jacob […]
a group of islands in the Atlantic, 580 miles (935 km) E of North Carolina: a British colony; resort. 19 sq. mi. (49 sq. km). Capital: Hamilton. Contemporary Examples How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013 Historical Examples In the Footprints of the Padres Charles Warren Stoddard Some Rambling […]