Definition of Sack coat
1. Noun. Man's hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sack Coat
sack coat (current term)
sackcloth and ashes
Literary usage of Sack coat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"... in the hip pocket and concealed by a sack coat. The evidence being sufficient to sustain a conviction, and having met the approval of the trial judge, ..."
2. Correct Social Usage: A Course of Instruction in Good Form, Style and Deportment by George Rippey Stewart (1906)
"A sack coat is worn nowadays in place of a short cutaway. A Chesterfield is a plain, single-breasted, sack overcoat of medium length. ..."
3. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893: Official Catalogue by Moses Purnell Handy (1893)
"Double breasted sack coat, waistcoat and trousers. 652 27. Lawrie, James, & Co., Milwaukee, Wis. ... Overcoat, single breasted sack coat, Tuxedo. 652 31. ..."
4. The Journeymen Tailors' Union of America: A Study in Trade Union Policy by Charles Jacob Stowell (1918)
"... the scale for sack coats is as follows: 1st class 2nd class Double-breasted sack coat $8.00 $7.50 Single-breasted sack coat 7.50 7.00 This scale gives ..."
5. French Composition: A Trip to Paris by Moritz Levi (1916)
"The sack-coat is less elegant than the cutaway. The latter is longer than the sack-coat and reaches-as-far-as- the-knees.18 Nearly all men wear the ..."