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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.]
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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)
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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.
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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.
You remember how anxious she was to have a boy, and it was a boy, but it died, and her husband died shortly afterwards, and she married almost immediately one of Lord Ascot's sons, who, I am told, beats her.
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It's always lovely to see the classic monochrome look for Ascot 6 think 'My Fair Lady.' The hat had a little more detail 6 without being fussy 6 than we have seen in previous hats that she has worn, which softened the look on her and shows that there is a balance in the designs which can be reached between minimalistic and fussy," she said.