Meaning of BREEKS in English

BREEKS

breeches or trousers (pants, if you are an American). The phrase “Ye cannae tak' the breeks aff a Heilan' man” - you cannot take something I do not have, arose because Highlanders did not have breeks - they wore a kilt!

Scottish slang English vocabulary.      Английский словарь шотландского сленга.