Pronunciation: (red'ing-gōt"), [key]
1. a dress or lightweight coat, usually belted, open along the entire front to reveal a dress or petticoat worn underneath it.
2. a coatdress with a contrasting gore in front.
3. a long, double-breasted overcoat worn by men in the 18th century.
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