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happi coat

[ hap-ee ]
/ ˈhæp i /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
a Japanese lounging jacket with wide, loose sleeves and often an overlapping front closure usually tied with a sash.
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Origin of happi coat

1875–80; <Japanese, earlier fappi, variant of fan-pi<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese bàn half + bèi wear
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