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waistcoatPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "waistcoat":
- He held up a man's dinner shirt and a white waistcoat. - "The After House", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- Yes, Mopsa had grown indeed; she had only just reached to his knee the day before, and now her little bright head, when he measured her, came as high as the second button of his waistcoat. - "Mopsa the Fairy", Jean Ingelow.
- Neither coat nor jacket is worn over the shirt, the sleeves of which are wide and flowing, only a waistcoat of green or blue silk, with an abundance of silver buttons, which are intended more for show than use, as the vest is seldom buttoned. - "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.