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weskit

[wes-kit]
noun
  1. a vest or waistcoat.
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Origin of weskit

First recorded in 1855–60; phoneticized spelling of waistcoat
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Examples from the Web for weskit

Historical Examples

  • That there weskit and them boots would about do for the present.

    The New Forest Spy

    George Manville Fenn

  • The shaving was finished at last and the homespun “weskit” donned.

    The Arena

    Various

  • Dis heah coat and weskit nuver did you no favor anyways—I hear Miss Marg'ret talkin' 'bout it de fust time you ever put 'em on.

  • If I may be so bold, kind sir, what's the price of that pecooler kind of weskit you wear, incloodin trimmins?

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)

  • Sayin which the eccentric female whirled her umbreller round several times, & finally jabbed me in the weskit with it.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)


British Dictionary definitions for weskit

weskit

noun
  1. an informal word for waistcoat
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