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paletot

[pal-i-toh, pal-toh] /ˈpæl ɪˌtoʊ, ˈpæl toʊ/
noun
1.
any of various loose or fitted coats or jackets for men and women, especially a close-fitting jacket worn over a dress by women in the 19th century.
Origin of paletot
1830-1840
1830-40; < French, Middle French, variant of paletoc < Middle English paltok a jacket, peasant's coat
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paletot

/ˈpæltəʊ/
noun
1.
a loose outer garment
2.
a woman's fitted coat often worn over a crinoline or bustle
Word Origin
C19: from French
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