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BVDs

and beeveedees
n. underwear; men’s underwear. (The first entry is an initialism. From Bradley, Voorhies, and Day, the manufacturers. Always plural.) He stood there in his BVDs, freezing.
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The headmaster, taking advantage of this discretion, begins to get dressed again; he puts on his BVDs, he puts on his shirt, he puts on his underwear; is there anything he hasn't put on?
Melvin stands up, pulls a Portagee torture of wedged pants and BVDs out of his ass.
I opened the door and walked in to see the Chief Justice of the United States, a big ruddy man, standing there before me in his old-fashioned BVDs.
As I continued to listen, a chill ran down to my BVDs.
Frank comes running down to the gate, dressed in nothing but his bvds and carrying a shotgun.
By making women's art about male forms--whether literal (lipstick penises, BVDs, and wingtip shoes) or figurative ones (as postfeminist Primary Objects)--Lachowicz has hit on a material metaphor with considerable punch.