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redingote

[red-ing-goht] /ˈrɛd ɪŋˌgoʊt/
noun
1.
a dress or lightweight coat, usually belted, open along the entire front to reveal a dress or petticoat worn underneath it.
2.
a coatdress with a contrasting gore in front.
3.
a long, double-breasted overcoat worn by men in the 18th century.
Origin of redingote
1825-1835
1825-35; < French < English riding coat
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redingote

/ˈrɛdɪŋˌɡəʊt/
noun
1.
a woman's coat with a close-fitting top and a full skirt
2.
a man's or woman's full-skirted outer coat of the 18th and 19th centuries
3.
a woman's light dress or coat of the 18th century, with an open-fronted skirt, revealing a decorative underskirt
Word Origin
C19: from French, from English riding coat
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Word Origin and History for redingote
n.

"double-breasted outer coat with long plain skirts," also a similar garment for women, 1793, from French redingote (1725) from English riding coat (c.1500).

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