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coat British & World English

An outer garment with sleeves, worn outdoors and typically extending below the hips

coat English Thesaurus

a winter coat

blue coat British & World English

A soldier in a blue uniform

car coat British & World English

A short, square-cut style of coat designed to be worn when driving a car

coat-tail British & World English

Each of the flaps formed by the back of a tailcoat

lab coat British & World English

A white protective coat worn by workers in a laboratory

sack coat British & World English

A loose-fitting coat hanging straight down from the shoulders, particularly as worn by men (sometimes as part of military uniform) in the 19th and early 20th centuries

seed coat British & World English

The protective outer coat of a seed

tack coat British & World English

(In road-making) a thin coating of tar or asphalt applied before a road is laid to form an adhesive bond

Afghan coat British & World English

A kind of sheepskin coat with the skin outside, typically having a shaggy border

coat check British & World English

A cloakroom with an attendant

coat dress British & World English

A woman’s tailored dress that resembles a coat

coat stand British & World English

A stand with hooks on which to hang coats, hats, etc.

covert coat British & World English

A short, light overcoat designed to be worn for outdoor sports such as shooting and riding

dress coat British & World English

A coat with long tails at the back, worn by men on very formal occasions

duffel coat British & World English

A coat made of duffel, typically hooded and fastened with toggles

frock coat British & World English

A man’s double-breasted, long-skirted coat, now worn chiefly on formal occasions

powder-coat British & World English

Cover (an object) with a polyester or epoxy powder, which is then heated to fuse into a protective layer

sugar-coat British & World English

Coat (an item of food) with sugar

swing coat British & World English

A coat cut so as to swing when the wearer moves

trench coat British & World English

A loose belted, double-breasted raincoat in a military style

white coat British & World English

A long white protective garment worn by doctors, hospital attendants, and laboratory workers

blanket coat British & World English

A coat made from a blanket or from blanket-like material

matinee coat British & World English

A baby’s short coat

morning coat British & World English

A man’s formal coat with a long back section cut into tails which curves up to join the waist at the front

scratch coat British & World English

A rough coating of plaster scratched before it is quite dry to ensure the adherence of the next coat

shooting coat British & World English

A padded waterproof coat with large pockets, worn when shooting game

coat of arms British & World English

The distinctive heraldic bearings or shield of a person, family, corporation, or country

coat of mail British & World English

A jacket covered with or composed of metal rings or plates, serving as armour

trail one's coat British & World English

Deliberately provoke a quarrel or fight

coat-of-mail shell British & World English

Another term for chiton222.

white coat hypertension British & World English

A syndrome whereby a patient’s feeling of anxiety in a medical environment results in an abnormally high reading when their blood pressure is measured

Doggett's Coat and Badge British & World English

An orange livery with a silver badge offered as a trophy in an annual rowing contest among Thames watermen in London. It was instituted in 1715 by an Irish comic actor, Thomas Doggett (1620–1721)

Doggett's Coat and Badge New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

trophy in an annual rowing contest among Thames watermen

ride the coattails of British & World English

Benefit from the success of (another), sometimes undeservedly

be all fur coat and no knickers British & World English

Have an impressive or sophisticated appearance which belies the fact that there is nothing to substantiate it

gelcoat British & World English

The smooth, hard polyester resin surface coating of a fibreglass structure

pea jacket British & World English

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors

pea coat in pea jacket British & World English

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors

recoat British & World English

Apply another coat of paint, varnish, etc. to

redcoat British & World English

A British soldier

cut your coat according to your cloth British & World English

Undertake only what you have the money or ability to do and no more

Blue Coat in blue coat British & World English

A student at a charity school with a blue uniform

tailcoat British & World English

A man’s formal morning or evening coat, with a long skirt divided at the back into tails and cut away in front


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