Definition of Briefs

1. Noun. Short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey shorts).

Exact synonyms: Jockey Shorts
Generic synonyms: Underpants
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Briefs

1. Noun. (plural of brief) ¹

2. Noun. (pluralonly) A short type of underpants worn by men or boys. ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of brief) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Briefs

1. brief [v] - See also: brief

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briefs

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briefe
briefed
briefer
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briefing
briefing note
briefings
briefless
briefly
briefman
briefmen
briefness
briefnesses
briefs (current term)
brier-wood
brier patch
briered
brierier
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brierroot
brierroots
briers
brierwood
brierwoods
bries

Literary usage of Briefs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide to the Materials for American History in Roman and Other Italian Archives by Carl Russell Fish (1911)
"LATERAN briefs. This is a collection of 852 volumes included among those recently ... Within each volume the briefs are grouped by the month, and within the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Germania 709 archivist of briefs, one of the officials in the Secre- .... In his work, " Costituzione dell' Writers of briefs, and on 25 February, 1911, ..."

3. Guide to the Manuscript Materials for the History of the United States to by Charles MacLean Andrews, Frances Gardiner Davenport (1908)
"briefs OR CHURCH briefs. Collection, classed among the charters and rolls, ... Manuscript list of them from 1755 to passing of act by which briefs were ..."

4. Argumentation and Debating by William Trufant Foster (1917)
"Value of the exchange of briefs for college debates. In the law courts, inconsequential discussion and waste of time is sometimes obviated by the submission ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"It is not properly made when made for the first time in a petition for rehearing after judgment; or in the petition for writ of error; or in the briefs of ..."

6. Acts and Laws of the State of Connecticut in America by Connecticut (1784)
"briefs to be under the direction of governor & council. ... by tie Authority of the fame, That no briefs craving the charitable Contributions of the People, ..."

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