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trench coat

noun
1.
a waterproof overcoat styled along military lines, belted, with straps on the shoulders and lower sleeves.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Examples from the web for trench coat
  • The raincoat is a trench coat style and is red with pink polka-dots.
  • Of course some things have changed since my trench coat days.
  • The shirt doesn't really hide the armor underneath, so you're still gonna need that sketchy trench coat.
  • It was cold, and his trench coat was wrapped around him.
  • He was off duty and wearing a trench coat, so no one knew who he was.
British Dictionary definitions for trench coat

trench coat

noun
1.
a belted double-breasted waterproof coat of gabardine, etc, resembling a military officer's coat
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