Definition of Tailcoats

1. Noun. (plural of tailcoat) ¹



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Definition of Tailcoats

1. tailcoat [n] - See also: tailcoat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailcoats

tailages
tailard
tailards
tailback
tailbacks
tailblock
tailblocks
tailboard
tailboards
tailbone
tailbones
tailbud
tailbuds
tailcoat
tailcoated
tailcoats (current term)
taildragger
taildraggers
tailed
tailed frog
tailed phage
tailed toad
tailedness
tailender
tailenders
tailer
taileron
tailerons
tailers
tailfan

Literary usage of Tailcoats

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Painter's Camp by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1882)
"He had been dancing at an open-air ball, and some bourgeois in tailcoats had resented the intrusion of Jacob and one or two other blouses. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"Happy I say, and happier far than tailcoats or Byron could make them ; for from those worn weak hearts divine lessons of long suffering may be learned, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"... on the same lines as those that had fought with Jervis. Even uniform had not settled Into a routine. In one ship might be seen tailcoats, epaulettes, ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1864)
"He had been dancing at an open- air ball, and some bourgeois in tailcoats had resented the intrusion of Jacob and one or two other blouses. ..."

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