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overcoating

[oh-ver-koh-ting] /ˈoʊ vərˌkoʊ tɪŋ/
noun
1.
material for overcoats.
2.
overcoat (def 2).
Origin of overcoating
1885-1890
1885-90; overcoat + -ing1

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
1795-1805; over- + coat
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British Dictionary definitions for overcoating

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 overcoating

overcoat

n.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for overcoating

overcoat

noun

A parachute (WWII Air Forces)

Related Terms

chicago overcoat, pine overcoat

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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