American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A part of a garment which laps over another part, or which is turned over and folded back, either permanent or adjustable, as for buttoning and unbuttoning.
- n. Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit which are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. That part of a garment which is turned back; specifically, the lap, or fold, of the front of a coat in continuation of collar.
- n. lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
- From lap1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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