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tailcoat

noun [C] uk   /ˈteɪl.kəʊt/  us   /-koʊt/ (also tails)
an old-fashioned type of man's coat, waist-length at the front and with the lower half of the back divided into two pieces, now only worn on very formal occasions
Translations of “tailcoat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燕尾服…
in Russian фрак…
in Turkish frak, önü kısa arkası uzun bir tür tören giysisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 燕尾服…
in Polish frak…
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