ascot definition by Webster's New World
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a kind of necktie or scarf with very broad ends hanging from the knot, one upon the other
ascot definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A broad neck scarf knotted so that its ends lie flat, one upon the other.
Origin: After the racetrack near Ascot.
A village of south-central England southwest of London. The Royal Ascot horseraces, initiated by Queen Anne in 1711, are held annually in June on Ascot Heath.