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surtout

[ser-too, -toot; French syr-too] /sərˈtu, -ˈtut; French sürˈtu/
noun, plural surtouts
[ser-tooz, -toots; French syr-too] /sərˈtuz, -ˈtuts; French sürˈtu/ (Show IPA)
1.
a man's close-fitting overcoat, especially a frock coat.
2.
a hood with a mantle, worn by women.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; < French: literally, over all, equivalent to sur upon, on (see sur-1) + tout everything
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surtout

/ˈsɜːtuː; French syrtu/
noun
1.
a man's overcoat resembling a frock coat, popular in the late 19th century
Word Origin
C17: from French, from sur over + tout all
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