frock coat

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frock coat

n.
A dress coat or suit coat with knee-length skirts.

frock coat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's single- or double-breasted skirted coat, as worn in the 19th century

frock′ coat`


n.
a man's close-fitting, knee-length coat, single-breasted or double-breasted and with a vent in the back.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frock coat - a man's coat having knee-length skirts front and backfrock coat - a man's coat having knee-length skirts front and back; worn in the 19th century
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
Prince Albert - a man's double-breasted frock coat
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References in classic literature ?
On the right side of the warm church, in the crowd of frock coats and white ties, uniforms and broadcloth, velvet, satin, hair and flowers, bare shoulders and arms and long gloves, there was discreet but lively conversation that echoed strangely in the high cupola.
All the men without exception wore frock coats, top hats, and white shirts, though many had no boots.
His features were good -- a straight nose, firm mouth, broad forehead, from which his long, dark hair was combed straight back, falling behind his ears to the collar of his well fitting frock coat.
Trent was carelessly dressed in a tweed suit and red tie, his critic wore a silk hat and frock coat, patent-leather boots, and a dark tie of invisible pattern.
His slightly stooped shoulders were draped in an ill-fitting, though immaculate, frock coat, and a shiny silk hat added to the incongruity of his garb in an African jungle.
shaved, frock coat fitting like a glove, brand new eye-glass,
He wore a somewhat rusty frock coat, black trousers, a white dress waistcoat, and a red tie.
The Emperor wore a cap, frock coat and pantaloons, all of some kind of plain white drilling--cotton or linen and sported no jewelry or any insignia whatever of rank.
And Natasha felt that this costume, the very one she had regarded with surprise and amusement at Otradnoe, was just the right thing and not at all worse than a swallow-tail or frock coat.
A little old man, with a grey military moustache and a filthy black frock coat, limped out and sat down beside the trap, removed his boot--his sock was blood-stained--shook out a pebble, and hobbled on again; and then a little girl of eight or nine, all alone, threw herself under the hedge close by my brother, weeping.
He was dressed in a heavy broadcloth frock coat and waistcoat, with light-coloured trousers, and immaculate collar and cuffs.
He was a large, thick-set man, a reminder of Benjamin Franklin, with clean-shaven face, long hair curling at the ends, frock coat, high collar, and beaver hat.