Definition of macfarlane in English:

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Pronunciation: /məkˈfɑːlən/

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A type of overcoat with a shoulder cape and slits for access to pockets in clothing worn underneath.


1920s: probably from the name of the designer or original manufacturer of the coat, which was first popular in France.

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