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Doggett's Coat and Badge Line breaks: Dog|gett's Coat and Badge
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒɡɪts/

Definition of Doggett's Coat and Badge in English:

An orange livery with a silver badge offered as a trophy in an annual rowing contest among Thames watermen in London. It was instituted in 1715 by an Irish comic actor, Thomas Doggett (1620–1721).
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