redingote

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noun red·in·gote \ˈre-diŋ-ˌgōt\

Definition of redingote

  1. :  a fitted outer garment: such asa :  a double-breasted coat with wide flat cuffs and collar worn by men in the 18th centuryb :  a woman's lightweight coat open at the frontc :  a dress with a front gore of contrasting material

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Origin and Etymology of redingote

French, modification of English riding coat


First Known Use: 1793


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