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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. 2016.
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  • Your grey flannel trousers might look like ordinary trousers, if we could get a morning-coat for you!

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • For his wedding he had bought his first morning-coat and silk hat.

    Married Life May Edginton
  • Seor Puchol entered, a dark little man who wore a morning-coat and had a hat with a flat brim edged with braid.

    Csar or Nothing Po Baroja Baroja
  • It was on this occasion that I first wore a morning-coat instead of a jacket, and very proud I was of it.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • There are four kinds of coats which he must have: a morning-coat, a frock-coat, a dress-coat, and an over-coat.

  • Winthrop had had his hands deep in the pockets of his morning-coat during this history.

    East Angels Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Nor did the superiority of his morning-coat go well with the sinister touch of melodrama in his set speeches.

British Dictionary definitions for morning-coat

morning coat

a cutaway frock coat, part of morning dress Also called tail coat, swallow-tailed coat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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