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waistcoat

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noun waist·coat \ˈwes-kət, ˈwās(t)-ˌkōt\

Definition of waistcoat

  1. 1 :  an ornamental garment worn under a doublet

  2. 2 chiefly British :  vest 2a

waistcoated

play \-ˌkō-təd\ adjective


1519

First Known Use of waistcoat

1519


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