blue coats

bluecoat

[bloo-koht]
noun
1.
a person who wears a blue, coat or uniform.
2.
a police officer.
3.
a soldier in the U.S. Army in earlier times.

Origin:
1585–95; blue + coat

bluecoated, adjective
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