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ascot 1

Pronunciation: /ˈaskɒt/
(also ascot tie)

noun

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A man’s broad silk necktie.
Example sentences
  • Spats, watch chains, ivory handled walking sticks, monocles, tie bars, sock garters, ascots, etc: there are actually people who can make these things work because of their personal styles, but most of us can't.
  • Also, you can wear an ascot or a straight tie with it, while being perfectly correct.
  • In ascot and blazer, with his warm, chiseled features, George Clarke Jenkins has always been a handsome fellow.

Origin

Early 20th century: from the place name Ascot, by association with formal dress at race meetings held there.

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Ascot 2

Pronunciation: /ˈaskət/
A town in southern England, south-west of Windsor. Its racecourse is the site of an annual race meeting.

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