This is the name of a city in India, but it’s often used to refer to clothing related to horse riding. The city and region Jodhpur was once famous for its horses.

“Jodhpur breeches” are tight pants which are cuffed at the bottom and used when riding horses. “Jodhpur boots” are riding boots with a buckle.

Why I Looked It Up

A book about Ronald Reagan: “[he] was no longer the Hollywood guy, the hunk in swim trunks or jodhpurs.”

The book Cutting for Stone referred to an Ethopian boy in “torn jodhpurs.”

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