"reach me downs" Definition

  1. or HAND ME DOWNS, clothes bought at secondhand shops. From “REACH ME DOWN that, and let’s see if it fits.” In Houndsditch and other celebrated old clothes’ marts, the goods are kept hanging on pegs so as to be well within view of intending buyers.

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Position in the dictionary: 2816 of 4022 slang words.
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