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As·cot

 (ăs′kət)
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.

as·cot

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

[After the racetrack near Ascot.]

ascot

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

Ascot

(ˈæskət)
n
(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)

as•cot

(ˈæs kət, -kɒt)

n.
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]

As•cot

(ˈæs kət)

n.
a village in SE Berkshire, in S England: annual horse races.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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In the Royal Ascot programme, a message from the Queen reads: "I extend a warm welcome to everyone attending Royal Ascot in my Diamond Jubilee year.
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