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covert coat

(Brit) a short topcoat worn for hunting
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  • Hilda responded with a quiet, patient little smile, gathering together the wide sleeves of the covert coat.

    The Dull Miss Archinard Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • She did not wear the covert coat of the morning, but a red knit jacket, buttoned tight about her.

    The House of a Thousand Candles Meredith Nicholson
  • For rainy or cold weather a rain coat or covert coat is very serviceable.

  • Her hair was pretty in color and texture, but it was cut almost close, and just touched the collar of her covert coat.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice
  • A covert coat is the most convenient, but the former is more readily obtained.

    How Women Should Ride

    C. De Hurst
  • She wore, too, the covert coat I remembered from the day I saw her first from the wall.

    The House of a Thousand Candles Meredith Nicholson

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