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justaucorps

[ zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr ]
/ ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr /
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noun, plural just·au·corps [zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr]. /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/.

a fitted, knee-length coat, characterized by wide turned-back cuffs and stiff flared skirts, worn especially by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Also called justicoat.

Origin of justaucorps

First recorded in 1650–60, justaucorps is from French juste au corps “fitting to the body”
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