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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.
A broad neck scarf knotted so that its ends lie flat, one upon the other.
[After the racetrack near Ascot.]
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(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)
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as•cot(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]
a village in SE Berkshire, in S England: annual horse races.
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