Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

Top Hole!, Ep. 1

And now, as part of an occasional series, I present: ANTIQUATED BRITISH SLANG.

Today's entry: leg-zeph.

n., c. 1914, Eng.: short trousers or running shorts. (From the trade term "zephyr", material used in thin vests through which breezes blow.) Ex.: "I say, Rotney, doff that leg-zeph! We're playing the biscuit game!"

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