box-coat

box coat

noun
1.
an outer coat with a straight, unfitted back.
2.
a heavy overcoat worn by coachmen.

Origin:
1815–25

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box coat
 
n
1.  a plain short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders
2.  a heavy overcoat, worn formerly by coachmen

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