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- n. A knee-length coat worn by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See juste-au-corps.
These gilets could be worn without the white justacorps as a fatigue uniform, and for training.
If that wasn't enough, foreign regiments wore different coloured justacorps, red for Swiss and Irish, cornflower blue for German, dark blue for Scots, and brown for Italian.
-- Geoffery, see her rigged out immediately for a new voyage: Look in figure 9, in the upper drawer, and give her out the flowered justacorps, with the petticoat belonging to it.
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