His dress coat had been exchanged for a velvet dinner jacket, and his white tie for a drooping black bow.
More than that, I've introduced him into society, put him in a dress coat,—such a figure!
A black dress coat is de rigueur, black pantaloons ditto; but the dress coat and the pantaloons may be old, dirty, and shabby.
One of these is that he of the blanket has no rights that he of the dress coat is bound to respect.
A dress coat, dress boots, full suit of black, and white or very light kid gloves must be worn in a ball room.
Nothing of this kind can be said of the common short, or dress coat.
Lechmere smiled with an air of easy triumph as he produced a flat packet of papers from the dress coat pocket.
A waiter in a dress coat with a napkin in his hand woke him.
I ought this evening to pay a very important visit, and I cannot do so for want of a dress coat.
Doria went up to him and took him by the lapels of his dress coat.