paletot

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English[edit]

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From French paletot.

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paletot (plural paletots)

  1. (historical) A loose outer jacket, cloak, coat, overcoat, greatcoat, three-quarter coat.
  2. A women’s fitted jacket.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 833:
      Kit caught sight of Dally in the Principessa’s borrowed gown and a dark silk paletot, her incendiary hair done up in an ostrich-plume aigrette dyed indigo

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English paltok, of uncertain origin.

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Noun[edit]

paletot m (plural paletots)

  1. jacket

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