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whitecoat

[hwahyt-koht, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌkoʊt, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a baby seal, usually less than four weeks old and still having its initial white fur.
Origin of whitecoat
1545-1555
1545-55; white + coat
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  • Here and there was an old dog hood on a hummock; and there and here were a harp and a whitecoat on a flat pan.

    Billy Topsail, M.D. Norman Duncan

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