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tailcoat

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noun tail·coat \-ˌkōt\

Simple Definition of tailcoat

  • : a formal jacket that is worn by a man and that has a short front and a long back which divides into two pieces

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tailcoat

  1. :  a coat with tails; especially :  a man's full-dress coat with two long tapering skirts at the back

tailcoated play \-ˌkō-təd\ adjective

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