bicycle clip

bicycle clip
a clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain
Syn: ↑trouser clip
Hypernyms: ↑clip

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ˈbicycle clip [bicycle clip] noun
one of the two bands that people wear around their ankles when they are riding a bicycle to stop their trousers/pants getting caught in the chain

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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