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Tail-bay
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tailcoat definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men [syn: dress suit, full dress, tailcoat, tail coat, tails, white tie, white tie and tails]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1847 a coat with tails; especially a man's full-dress coat with two long tapering skirts at the back tailcoated adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a man's morning or evening coat with a long skirt divided at the back into tails and cut away in front, worn as part of formal dress.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also tail coat(tailcoats) A tailcoat is a man's coat which is short at the front with long pieces at the back. Tailcoats were popular in the 19th century and are now worn only for very formal occasions, such as weddings. = tails N-COUNT




 


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