Meaning of DRESS COAT in English
- DRESS COAT
A coat with skirts behind only, as distinct from the frock coat, of which the skirts surround the body. It is worn on occasions of ceremony. The dress coat of officers of the United States army is a full-skirted frock coat.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012