from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun British English A small 3rd seat in the back of an old-fashioned 2-seat car.
  • noun An article of clothing worn by men, consisting of a detachable insert (usually starched), worn suspended from the neck, which simulates the front of a shirt.

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  • noun A false shirt-front sometimes worn with a tuxedo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
  • noun a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater


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