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.

Origin of frock coat

First recorded in 1735–45
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frock coat


noun

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