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outerwear

[ou-ter-wair] /ˈaʊ tərˌwɛər/
noun
1.
garments, as raincoats or overcoats, worn over other clothing for warmth or protection outdoors; overclothes.
2.
clothing, as dresses, sweaters, or suits, worn over undergarments.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; outer + wear
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outerwear

n.

1921, from outer + wear (n.).

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