ascot ascot  /ˈæ ˌskɑt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cravat with wide square ends; secured with an ornamental pin

Usage(s):

  1. Boyer-esque voice, enhancing his determinedly un-American manner with a monocle and ascot tie.
  2. There was a picture of Snoop Dogg in a blazer, patterned pants and ascot, all by Ralph Lauren.

News

  1. Emotions to run high at post Cecil Royal Ascot

    Royal Ascot will get underway on Tuesday with one of its most familiar figures missing after the passing away of legendary trainer Henry Cecil last week.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Royal Ascot 2013: Dates, Race Schedule, TV Coverage, Preview and More

    Royal Ascot 2013 is always a spectacle to behold, not only in terms of horse racing, but also for the cultural significance it encompasses in the United Kingdom. While there are plenty of marquee horse races at Ascot Racecourse, it is also the site of the annual Royal Meeting in the third week of June. Various members of the British Royal Family will be in attendance, and Tuesday's action will ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Animal Kingdom's Royal Ascot finale attracts attention

    ASCOT, England — Animal Kingdom is coming a long way to Royal Ascot, chasing one last win. The winner of the Kentucky Derby in 2011 and the $10 million Dubai World Cup this year is to be retired to stud after running in the Queen Anne ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. Channon added: "After Ascot I was in bits because she had no run at all but she's a class filly. She's just been unfortunate in lots of races but she's put it right today in what is probably the best fillies' race of the year - she put it right in...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mick Channon Source: The Press Association

  2. While he admires fashion designers like Tom Ford, Piven joked: "It's not like I'm hunting down the perfect ascot to wear."
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Jeremy Piven Source: Washington Post

  3. "We went into Ascot thinking he was our banker of the week but he disappointed," said Johnston. "There is talk of going for the Great Voltigeur next and I'm pleased to say the entries for the Leger haven't closed yet as they used to close the...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Mark Johnston Source: The Press Association

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