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 ?
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. He wore a moustache and pointed beard, but no whiskers; his eyes were large and dark gray, and had a kindly expression which one would hardly have expected in one whose neck was in the hemp.
He was dressed in a long frock coat. He looked like a military man; his moustache was waxed, his gray hair was short and neat, he held himself upright, he talked in a breezy way, he lived at Enfield.
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.
The others gathered about, craning their necks over the shoulders of those before them, but as few of them could read at all, and then only after the most laborious fashion, one finally turned to the little old man of the top hat and frock coat.
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.
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.
"I chose the frock coat as a uniform, with permission from my grandmother, because I think it's one of the smartest Household Cavalry uniforms.
Fans of Harry, 33, can see a copy of his custom-made frock coat uniform - of his former Army regiment, the Blues and Royals - which was made on Savile Row.
There will also be a copy of the frock coat uniform of the Blues and Royals regiment that Harry wore for the May 19 service, which was watched by millions around the world.
Her Majesty, who was summery on Saturday in a lime green silk tweed coat with blue and purple accents created by Stuart Parvin, returned to the same designer for her Chelsea outfit - a powdery pink frock coat with white trim, which she accessorised with white gloves and one of her trusty black handbags, most likely by Lautner.