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English definition of “tailcoat”


noun [C]     /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 Coats, jackets and cloaks
(Definition of tailcoat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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