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Overalls

Overalls

Salopettes: The French word for bib-and-brace overalls.

Dungarees: An Indian-made cloth that came to be synonymous with the garments made from it, including some overalls.  In British slang, overalls are sometimes referred to as dungarees.

Snekkerbukse: Literally translated as “carpenter pants” in the Scandinavian languages but referring to traditional bib overalls.

Tuinbroek: Literally translated as “garden pants” in Dutch, but also referring to bib overalls.

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June 16, 2013 at 2:59 pm

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