frock coat

noun
a man's close-fitting, knee-length coat, single-breasted or double-breasted and with a vent in the back.

Origin:
1735–45

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frock coat
 
n
a man's single- or double-breasted skirted coat, as worn in the 19th century

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Example sentences
It was a windy day and the candles borne gingerly at arm's length sputtered and spattered the gorgeous uniform and frock coat.
The uniform is specified as a double breasted blue cloth frock coat and matching pants with variations for each rank.
The bride groom wore the conventional frock coat and gray trousers.
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