Recent Examples of tailcoat from the Web
Men came dressed in tailcoats and top hats, while women paired fascinators with colorful dresses.
Your synapses will be safe again when the British mentalist Derren Brown hangs up his tailcoat and blindfold.
Your synapses will be safe once again when the British mentalist Derren Brown hangs up his tailcoat and blindfold.
The women in the clip wore high-collared Victorian dresses, the men black tailcoats.
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First Known Use of tailcoat
TAILCOAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tailcoat for English Language Learners
: a formal jacket that is worn by a man and that has a short front and a long back which divides into two pieces
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