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ascot

1

[ as-kuht, -kot ]

noun

  1. a necktie or scarf with broad ends, tied and arranged so that the ends are laid flat, one across the other, sometimes with a pin to secure them.


Ascot

2

[ as-kuht ]

noun

  1. a village in SE Berkshire, in S England: annual horse races.

Ascot

1

/ ˈæskət /

noun

  1. a town in S England, in Bracknell Forest unitary authority, Berkshire: noted for its horse-race meetings, esp Royal Ascot , a four-day meeting held in June. Pop: 8755 (2001)


ascot

2

/ ˈæskət /

noun

  1. a cravat with wide square ends, usually secured with an ornamental stud
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ascot1

1905–10; so called from the fashionable dress worn at the Ascot races
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ascot1

C20: named after Ascot , where it was probably first worn
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Example Sentences

Peterson is wearing a crisp white-and-blue striped shirt and fraying paisley ascot.

This footage was played on the big screen at Ascot, much to the delight of the crowd.

Florence Brudenell-Bruce attends day two of Royal Ascot, wearing a striking feather headpiece by Jane Taylor.

Royal Ascot is as famous for being a fashion event as a racing one.

Carole first wore the blue dress from chain store Reiss with a black belt to Ascot two years ago.

It was at this dinner that he characteristically confessed, at last, to having stolen the Ascot Cup.

So, after all, the Ascot Cup would be one of the trophies which he would bear home with him across the Atlantic.

As the evening wore on—and one young man after another asked Jocelyn Montrevor if she were going to Ascot, what?

The trackless path over the frozen snow during the season is as full of life as Windsor park was in the old Ascot days.

Ascot is very curious in his poultry, particularly on Sunday afternoon.

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