Tuxedo coat
Tuxedo Tux*e"do, Tuxedo coat Tux*e"do coat`, n. 1. A kind of black jacket for semiformal evening dress made without tails, usually of black or dark blue color and having satin or grosgrain facing on the lapels; -- so named after a fashionable country club at Tuxedo Park, New York. [U. S.] --[RHUD] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. The complete semiformal evening suit, including the tuxedo jacket, matching trousers, and black bow tie, and usually including a cummerbund; -- the style of shirt worn with this suit varies, and the outfit may include a dickey. --[RHUD] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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