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double-breasted

[duhb-uh l-bres-tid] /ˈdʌb əlˈbrɛs tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a coat, jacket, etc.) overlapping sufficiently in front to allow for two rows of buttons.
2.
(of a suit) having a coat or jacket that so overlaps.
Compare single-breasted.
Origin
1695-1700
1695-1700
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British Dictionary definitions for doublebreasted

double-breasted

adjective
1.
(of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth
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