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Examples

  • I think she thought that Joan would look at her through a lorgnette, and that Stenning would wear a morning-coat and talk about the League.

    Movie Night

  • Scollay, dressed in a morning-coat and a ruffled shirt and striped trousers, shot me a hard look, and don't think I didn't see it.

    The Body Ricardo

  • And Days, dressed in his morning-coat finery, will once again appear before the Supreme Court to argue the meaning of yet another aspect of child-pornography law.

    Uneasy Days In Court

  • Lord Petre sat up wearily, reluctantly taking the velvet morning-coat that Jenkins held out to him, and sliding his feet into the slippers that had been placed beside the bed.

    The Scandal of the Season

  • Verona; he was crammed into the morning-coat he wore to teas thrice

    Babbit

  • The man was attired in a loose-fitting, common, black-cloth morning-coat.

    Barchester Towers

  • This light morning-coat came most inopportunely; it spoilt the whole man for me such as I had fancied him.

    Hunger

  • He would come in full of fresh little anxieties, full of the cut of a morning-coat, of the shape of a felt hat, of the proper size for his visiting-cards.

    Pierre And Jean

  • One of them, young and pink-faced, with a shaven head, was wearing a morning-coat and striped trousers and, from time to time, wiped the lenses of his gold-rimmed spectacles.

    Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets

  • The bed was just as Émile Gallet must have found it when he came into the room; the black morning-coat of hard-wearing cloth was hanging all limp from the wall.

    Maigret Stonewalled

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