Trews

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Trews (Truis or Triubhas) are men's claes for the legs an lawer abdomen, a tradeetional form o Erse an Scots apparel. Trews coud be trimmed wi laither, likely buckskin, parteecular on the inner leg for tae hinder weir frae ridin on horseback. Trews is the oreegin o the wird troosers.[1]

Tartan trews skared the weird o ither items o Hieland dress, includin proscription unner the Dress Act o 1746 that bannit Hielanders frae weirin the trews ("Trowse"), an resurrection durin the Romantic Revival.