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  • noun Plural form of redingote.

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Examples

  • The older men, faithful to early traditions, wore long trousers, buttoned-up redingotes, and tall hats, like those worn by their fathers, as shown in the pictures by Alfred de Dreux.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • The mystery was explained when on Sundays, younger men and women, with children carrying bouquets, came reverently to call upon their seniors, most often leading them off in their best caps and redingotes, to dine en ville with their offspring.

    Harrison, Mrs. Burton, 1843-1920. Recollections Grave and Gay

  • (Casanova, _Mémoires_, ed. Garnier, vol. iv, p. 464); Casanova never seems, however, to have used these redingotes himself, not caring, he said, "to shut myself up in a piece of dead skin in order to prove that I am perfectly alive."

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 Sex in Relation to Society

  • King and the gentlemen of the household were, as usual, in _redingotes_ and black ties, but the generals and the officers were in all their war-paint, most gorgeous to behold.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

  • The older men, faithful to early traditions, wore long trousers, buttoned-up redingotes, and tall hats, like those worn by their fathers, as shown in the pictures by Alfred de Dreux.

    Zibeline — Volume 3

  • The older men, faithful to early traditions, wore long trousers, buttoned-up redingotes, and tall hats, like those worn by their fathers, as shown in the pictures by Alfred de Dreux.

    Zibeline — Complete

  • Nay they have cloaks, redingotes; some of them leather-breeches, boots, -- as if for instant riding!

    The French Revolution

  • Carriages and saddles; top-boots and redingotes, as we call riding-coats.

    The French Revolution

  • On les a vues adopter successivement les chapeaux, les redingotes, les vestes, les gilets, les bottes et jusqu'aux boutons.

    A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One

  • Bedin's eight redingotes were worked in lavish lace and gold filigree threadwork, mounted on padding over crinoline hoops, some with skirts whooshed up like Elizabethan ruffs.

    The Age News Headlines

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