Origin of redingote
Examples from the Web for redingote
The redingote or polonaise is very stylish and pretty, especially for a tall, rather slight person.
Beside her chair she placed a redingote of his and sewing-material.In the Name of Liberty|Owen Johnson
I have met an excellent French and English scholar, to whom it was quite a surprise to learn that redingote was riding-coat.English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
Then he hurriedly donned a redingote and appeared, flurried and distressed.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
The "redingote" for our riding-coat is at once a more familiar and more modern instance.The Story of Rouen|Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
British Dictionary definitions for redingote
Word Origin for redingote
Word Origin and History for redingote
"double-breasted outer coat with long plain skirts," also a similar garment for women, 1793, from French redingote (1725) from English riding coat (c.1500).