underwaistcoat

waistcoat

[wes-kuht, weyst-koht]
noun
1.
Chiefly British, vest ( def 1 ).
2.
an 18th-century garment for women that is similar to a man's vest, usually worn with a riding habit.
3.
a man's body garment, often quilted and embroidered and having sleeves, worn under the doublet in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Origin:
1510–20; waist + coat

waistcoated, adjective
underwaistcoat, noun
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waistcoat (ˈweɪsˌkəʊt)
 
n
1.  US, Canadian, and Austral name: vest a sleeveless waist-length garment with buttons at the front, often worn under a suit jacket
2.  a man's garment worn under a doublet in the 16th century
 
'waistcoated
 
adj

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