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<xref type="see" seq="1226900">脚絆・1</xref>
<audit time="2023-02-03 17:55:19" stat="A" unap="true">
<upd_name>Brian Krznarich</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_detl>Image search and all references identify this as a historical article of clothing. Two different references make explicit analogy to "脚絆" as a modern equivalent, so it feels reasonable to give the [see] here.

I'd be perfectly happy with the wiktionary definition as-is if that's kosher, or any other suggestion.  I just want to identify this term as a historical artifact, and I think including "made of straw" gets the point across without saying "in historical Japan".</upd_detl>
a kind of gaiter or legging previously worn in Japan, usually covering the lower leg from knee to ankle
旅行や作業などの際、すねに巻きつけてひもで結び、動きやすくしたもの。古くは藁 (わら) や布で作った。後世の脚絆 (きゃはん) にあたる。脛巾裳 (はばきも) 。

Includes a translation as "gaiter" as well, situates in the muromachi and heian periods (for this example). I've seen some Edo references I think, but the name might have already changed by the Edo period.

脚絆とは【読み:きゃはん】. (also mentions olden times 古くは)

Picture(very historical):;code=226

Note: there is a "ninja troupe" or something that goes by the name 黒脛巾組, as well as a shrine 荒脛巾神社 that seem cumulatively responsible for most modern uses (outside of a number of historical articles).

Google N-gram Corpus Counts
脛巾	914
黒脛巾組	165
荒脛巾神社 37</upd_refs>
<upd_diff>@@ -12 +12,3 @@
+&lt;xref type="see" seq="1226900"&gt;脚絆・きゃはん・1&lt;/xref&gt;
+&lt;gloss&gt;a kind of legging or gaiter made from straw or cloth, worn for work and travel&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>
<audit time="2023-02-03 22:08:02" stat="A">
<upd_name>Jim Breen</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_detl>I think that's too much detail for this sort of entry.</upd_detl>
<upd_refs>GG5: leggings</upd_refs>
<upd_diff>@@ -14 +14,2 @@
-&lt;gloss&gt;a kind of legging or gaiter made from straw or cloth, worn for work and travel&lt;/gloss&gt;
<audit time="2023-02-04 15:15:55" stat="A">
<upd_name>Robin Scott</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_diff>@@ -12 +12 @@
-&lt;xref type="see" seq="1226900"&gt;脚絆・きゃはん・1&lt;/xref&gt;
+&lt;xref type="see" seq="1226900"&gt;脚絆・1&lt;/xref&gt;</upd_diff>

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