Definition of British warm in English:

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British warm

noun

A short, thick military overcoat or duffel coat.
Example sentences
  • The original British warm takes its fabric and styling from the greatcoats worn by officers during the First World War.
  • In London yesterday straight-backed gentlemen in British warms and rows of medals saluted as wreaths were laid at the war memorial unveiled at Hyde Park Corner.
  • We were issued with British warms, Spine Pads, neck Protectors & goggles, evidently we were to have a ‘place in the sun’.

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