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morning coat

a man's cutaway for wear as part of morning dress.
Origin of morning coat
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for morning coat
  • They took a chairlift, his morning coat and her wedding dress apparently triggering another exemption to the leg-power rule.
  • He used to visit the wards in his morning coat every day, with the nurse preceding him.
  • He excused himself, went and put his morning coat on and received us properly.
British Dictionary definitions for morning coat

morning coat

a cutaway frock coat, part of morning dress Also called tail coat, swallow-tailed coat
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