morning coat

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morning coat (plural morning coats)

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  1. (frequently hyphenated) A man's formal coat worn as the principal item in morning dress.
    • 1993, John Banville, Ghosts
      Behind him a group of men in starched high collars and black morning-coats and striped trousers stood about in attitudes of stern pensiveness, frowning at their fingernails, or gazing fixedly out of the window.

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