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surtout

[ ser-too, -toot; French syr-too ]
/ sərˈtu, -ˈtut; French sürˈtu /
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noun, plural sur·touts [ser-tooz, -toots; French syr-too]. /sərˈtuz, -ˈtuts; French sürˈtu/.

a man's close-fitting overcoat, especially a frock coat.
a hood with a mantle, worn by women.

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Origin of surtout

1680–90; <French: literally, over all, equivalent to sur upon, on (see sur-1) + tout everything
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British Dictionary definitions for surtout

surtout
/ (ˈsɜːtuː, French syrtu) /

noun

a man's overcoat resembling a frock coat, popular in the late 19th century

Word Origin for surtout

C17: from French, from sur over + tout all
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