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A village of south-central England west of London. The Royal Ascot horseraces, initiated by Queen Anne in 1711, are held annually in June on Ascot Heath.


 (ăs′kət, -kŏt′)
A broad neck scarf knotted so that its ends lie flat, one upon the other.

[After the racetrack near Ascot.]


(Clothing & Fashion) a cravat with wide square ends, usually secured with an ornamental stud
[C20: named after Ascot, where it was probably first worn]


(Placename) a town in S England, in Bracknell Forest unitary authority, Berkshire: noted for its horse-race meetings, esp Royal Ascot, a four-day meeting held in June. Pop: 8755 (2001)


(ˈæs kət, -kɒt)

a tie or scarf with broad ends looped to lie flat one upon the other and sometimes held with a pin.
[1905–10; so called from the fashionable dress worn at the Ascot races]


(ˈæs kət)

a village in SE Berkshire, in S England: annual horse races.
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Noun1.ascot - a cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin
cravat - neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front
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One must be smart at Ascot," she answered, "or stay away.
I don't even know where to get flowers for dinner tonight or where to go for my Ascot gowns.
Totepool spokesman Andrew Griffiths said yesterday: "We expect PS600,000 in the pools and, with five legs from Ascot, a single winner will be in for a right royal payout.
What becomes the eighth Group 1 race at Royal Ascot, open to three-year-old colts, geldings and fillies, will be run for EeAu375,000 on the Friday card, replacing the Buckingham Palace Stakes - it is felt that six race cards preserve quality and fit best at Royal Ascot.
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The monarch is a passionate horse owner and breeder and during her long association with Royal Ascot has had 22 winners.
The purchase will add to the five offices Ascot Lloyd already has across the country.
Although Ascot is all about tradition, urgent changes need to be made in the age-old tradition of evolution.
It was probably during one of those breakneck charges through Windsor Forest in the summer of 1711 that it had dawned on the Queen that Ascot Heath, where the Buckhounds where kennelled, was the ideal place to race horses,' writes Magee.
Leg three is back to Ascot and Talent can win this big prize.
1813 An Act of Enclosure places Ascot Heath and Windsor Forest into the ownership of the Crown.
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