Origin of dress coat
Examples from the Web for dress coat
Irish servant appears with her sleeves rolled up and her dress pinned in the form of a dress-coat behind.The Art of Amusing|Frank Bellew
It was a dress-coat such as had been worn by Mr. Sylvester the evening before.The Sword of Damocles|Anna Katharine Green
The man puts on that kind of talk just as he puts on his dress-coat; both are part of the evening uniform.
He was dressed in the demi-toilet which answers for dinners in the West, on occasions where a dress-coat is not required.The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories|Mary Hallock Foote
She was amazed both at the count's admiration, and at the transformation which Jean's dress-coat had made.Bijou|Gyp