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waistcoat

waist·coat

waistcoat

 
pronunciation:
we skt [or] weIst kot
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a close-fitting, sleeveless, waist-length garment for women, usu. worn under a suit jacket.
definition 2: (chiefly British) a waist-length, fitted, sleeveless, and usu. collarless garment, usu. worn over a shirt or blouse and often under a jacket; vest.
definition 3: a sleeveless garment for men, formerly worn under a doublet.
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derivation: waistcoated (adj.)