How to use Trews in a sentence
The costume of the Tosks differs from that of the Ghegs; its distinctive feature is the white plaited linen fustanella or petticoat, which has been adopted by the Greeks; the Ghegs wear trews of white or crimson native cloth adorned with black braid, and a short, close-fitting jacket, which in the case of wealthy persons is embellished with gold lace.
These were close-fitting trousers like tights in modern times Highlanders often wore trews, especially in winter.
Some may think that tossing the caber and dancing the ' shorn trews ' are quaint relics of a bygone culture.
The native musicians in this band were dressed in tunics of green cloth over Sutherland tartan trews.Advertisement