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frock coat

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frock coat (plural frock coats)

  1. A coat with long skirts, worn by men, now only on formal occasions.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set[1]:
      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.

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