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lapel Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
WordNet

La*pel" noun
Etymology
Dim. of lap a fold.
Definitions
  1. That part of a garment which is turned back; specifically, the lap, or fold, of the front of a coat in continuation of collar. Written also lappel and lapelle.

Webster 1913