frock coat

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noun

a man's close-fitting, knee-length coat, single-breasted or double-breasted and with a vent in the back.

Nearby words

  1. fro-yo,
  2. frobisher,
  3. frobisher bay,
  4. frobisher, sir martin,
  5. frock,
  6. frock tart,
  7. frocking,
  8. froe,
  9. froebel,
  10. froebelian

Origin of frock coat

First recorded in 1735–45

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British Dictionary definitions for frock coat

frock coat

noun

a man's single- or double-breasted skirted coat, as worn in the 19th century
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