Jodhpurs



[jod-per] /ˈdʒɒd pər/

noun
1.
jodhpurs, (used with a plural verb) riding breeches cut very full over the hips and tapering at the knees to become tightfitting from the knees to the ankles.
2.
Also called jodhpur shoe, jodhpur boot. an ankle-high shoe for wearing with such breeches, having a strap that encircles the ankle and buckles on the side.
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[jod-per; locally johd-poo r] /ˈdʒɒd pər; locally ˈdʒoʊd pʊər/
noun
1.
Also called Marwar. a former state in NW India, now in Rajasthan.
2.
a city in central Rajasthan, in NW India.
/ˈdʒɒdpəz/
plural noun
1.
riding breeches, loose-fitting around the hips and tight-fitting from the thighs to the ankles
2.
Also called jodhpur boots. ankle-length leather riding boots
/ˌdʒɒdˈpʊə/
noun
1.
a former state of NW India, one of the W Rajputana states: now part of Rajasthan
2.
a walled city in NW India, in W Rajasthan: university (1962). Pop: 846 408 (2001)
n.

1913 (earlier as jodhpur breeches, 1899), from Jodhpur, former state in northwestern India. The city at the heart of the state was founded 1459 by Rao Jodha, a local ruler, and is named for him.

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