frock coat (plural frock coats)
Last modified on 3 March 2013, at 16:45
- A long double-breasted coat with long skirts, worn by men, now only on formal occasions.
- 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set:
- It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue ; […] ; pretty women glanced out from limousine and tonneau ; young men […], silk-hatted, frock-coated, the crooks of their walking sticks tucked up under their left arms, passed on the Park side.