morning coat


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The groom wore a morning coat.

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The attire at Princess Eugenie's wedding is expected to be formal—day dresses and hats for women and morning coats for men. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "What Dress Will Kate Middleton Wear to Princess Eugenie's Wedding?," 8 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, her fiancé, Brooksbank, might wear a morning coat or formal suit for the ceremony. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Everything We Know About Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress," 3 Oct. 2018 The men are divided: some in suits, others in traditional morning coats with vests. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "Royal wedding 2018 live coverage: The service, the dress, the guests," 19 May 2018 Moriya wore a Western-style morning coat and a silk hat that belonged to Prince Takamodo, the late father of Princess Ayako. Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Japanese Princess Just Married a Commoner, and Gave Up Her Royal Status to Do So," 29 Oct. 2018 In contrast, Meghan and Harry’s invitation welcomed men to wear military uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits, Town & Country reports. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress code reportedly stricter than Meghan Markle’s," 16 Sep. 2018 Back in May, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex requested that women attend their nuptials in day dresses and hats, while the men were given the more flexible option of either uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Eugenie's Wedding to Jack Brooksbank Comes With a Different Dress Code to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Big Day," 14 Sep. 2018 Beckham wore a charcoal gray wool morning coat and pants with a higher vest to the royal ceremony at Windsor Castle. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Why Debut a Collection on the Runway When You Could Do It at the Royal Wedding?," 19 May 2018 Charles, 69, wore a gray morning coat by Savile Row tailor Anderson & Sheppard with a shirt by Turnbull & Asser. Tamara Abraham, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Charles and Camilla Coordinate in Pink for the Royal Wedding," 19 May 2018

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1678, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of morning coat was in 1678

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English Language Learners Definition of morning coat

: a type of formal black coat worn by men with some suits

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