Green’s Dictionary of Slang

tog n.

also toge, togee, togg, togge, togger, toggy, tugg
[OE toge, a toga; ult. Lat. toga, a toga or cloak. As toga, it dates back to c.1400, as found in the line ‘Alle with taghte mene and towne in togers fulle ryche’ (Sir Thomas Malory, Morte d’Arthur]

1. [18C–1960s] an outer garment, a coat; thus upper tog.

2. [1910s] (US Und.) among pickpockets, an overcoat used as a shield.

In derivatives

toggish (adj.) (also toggy)

[mid-19C] fashionable, smart in appearance.

In compounds

tog and kicks (n.)

[early 19C] coat and trousers.

tog-bound (adj.)

[late 19C–1900s] lacking decent or fashionable clothes.

tog-fencer (n.) [-fencer sfx]

1. [late 19C–1910s] a tailor.

2. [1930s] (UK tramp) a market seller of secondhand clothes.

In phrases

in full tog (adj.)

[mid-19C] dressed up.

long tog (n.) (also long togs)

[early 19C] (US Und.) an overcoat; ? a suit.

outside tog(e) (n.)

[mid–18C] a cloak.

simp togs (n.)

[1960s] best clothes, smart clothes.

top tog (n.)

[mid-19C] (UK Und.) an overcoat.

under tog (n.)

[mid–18C] an under petticoat.