The term drawers normally refers to undergarments, but in some dialects, may be found as a synonym for "breeches", that is, trousers. As this practice of wearing trousers became more widespread and as the men's clothing wore out, replacements were needed. Sailors also pioneered the wearing of jeans - trousers made of denim. In New Zealand men's underwear is known as "undies", or "y-fronts". Starting around the midth century, Wigan pit-brow girls scandalised Victorian society by wearing trousers for their work at the local coal mines. Feminalia and Braccae both began use as military garments, spreading to civilian dress later, and were eventually made in a variety of materials including leather, wool, cotton and silk. As of at least 20 U. In the 15th century, rising hemlines led to ever briefer drawers  until they were dispensed with altogether by the most fashionable elites who joined their skin-tight hose back into trousers. In the 14th century it became common among the men of the noble and knightly classes to connect the hose directly to their pourpoints  the padded under jacket worn with armoured breastplates that would later evolve into the doublet rather than to their drawers. As of the Italian Supreme Court has overturned their findings, and there is no longer a "denim" defense to the charge of rape. By the end of the 16th century, the codpiece had also been incorporated into breeches which featured a fly or fall front opening. There are exceptions, however, such as the ceremonial Scottish kilt and Greek fustanella , as well as robes or robe-like clothing such as the cassocks of clergy and the academic robes, both rarely worn today in daily use. It was argued that she must have necessarily have had to help her attacker remove her jeans, thus making the act consensual "because the victim wore very, very tight jeans, she had to help him remove them When he picked up an year-old girl for her first driving lesson, he allegedly raped her for an hour, then told her that if she was to tell anyone he would kill her. Most flies now use a zipper, though button-fly pants continue to be available. Convertible Ventilated Trousers shown with one leg cover removed Based on Deuteronomy in the Bible "The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man" , some groups, including the Amish, Hutterites, some Mennonites, some Baptists, a few Church of Christ groups, and most Orthodox Jews, believe that women should not wear trousers, but only skirts and dresses. Open legged trousers can be seen on the Norman soldiers of the Bayeux Tapestry.