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ascot tie

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EtymologyEdit

Traditionally worn at the Ascot races in England.

NounEdit

ascot tie (plural ascot ties)

  1. A necktie with narrow neckband and wide wings laid one across the other, a cravat.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity:
      Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. [] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.

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