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Ascot   /ˈæskˌɑt/   Listen

A cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin.

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"Ascot" Quotes from Famous Books

... races, each jockey wishes the horse he rides to win; but, in donkey races,—which I hold to be superior to all others, whether at Goodwood, or Ascot, or Epsom,—each jockey rides his opponent's donkey, so each is anxious to get in before the other, and, if possible, ...
— Ernest Bracebridge - School Days • William H. G. Kingston

... going to take you back to the castle myself," she said, "and we'll spend the day going all over it, and I shall introduce you to my father—Sir Fyles—when he returns at five from Ascot." ...
— Love, The Fiddler • Lloyd Osbourne

... conversation that young lady informed him that she and her brother intended leaving Abertewey the following week, and that she supposed the rest of the party would soon follow for the Ascot Races, and she hoped Owen would join them; she was sure her papa and mamma would be very glad to see him. She also let out that her brother, Captain Dancy, and Howel had heavy bets on the different horses that were to run, and that she expected there would be great ...
— Gladys, the Reaper • Anne Beale

... the next four nights, and one opera, and we are going to Ascot, then back to London, then to Cowes, and, after that, I am going to the Italian Lakes and to Switzerland, and wherever ...
— Great Possessions • Mrs. Wilfrid Ward

Words linked to "Ascot" :   cravat

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