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waistcoats


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waistcoats

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Close-fitting main garments extending to below the waistline. Usually front buttoning and sleeveless, but may have sleeves, especially garments from the 18th century. Worn over a shirt and under a coat or jacket. For close-fitting main garments extending to the waist or just below that are sleeveless and usually collarless, use "vests (garments)."

Variations

waistcoat

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