Waistcoat definition

wĕskĭt, wāstkōt
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A garment formerly worn by men under a doublet.
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(chiefly british) A short, sleeveless, collarless garment worn especially over a shirt and often under a suit jacket; a vest.
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A somewhat longer, heavily ornamented, sleeveless jacket formerly worn under a doublet.
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A similar garment worn by women.
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(chiefly UK) A sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket.
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Noun

Singular:
waistcoat
Plural:
waistcoats