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overcoat

[noun oh-ver-koht; verb oh-ver-koht, oh-ver-koht] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌkoʊt; verb ˌoʊ vərˈkoʊt, ˈoʊ vərˌkoʊt/
noun
1.
a coat worn over the ordinary indoor clothing, as in cold weather.
2.
Also called overcoating. an added coating, as of paint, applied for protection.
verb (used with object)
3.
to apply an additional coat of paint to (a surface).
Origin of overcoat
1795-1805
1795-1805; over- + coat

Overcoat, The

noun
1.
a short story (1842) by Gogol.
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overcoat

/ˈəʊvəˌkəʊt/
noun
1.
a warm heavy coat worn over the outer clothes in cold weather
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Word Origin and History for overcoat
n.

"large coat worn over ordinary clothing," 1802, from over- + coat (n.).

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overcoat

noun

A parachute (WWII Air Forces)

Related Terms

chicago overcoat, pine overcoat

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