- an outer garment.
Origin of overgarment
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The overgarment seems to have consisted almost wholly of fringes, leaving the right arm free.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
Shirt′-sleeve, the sleeve of a shirt; Shirt′-waist, a woman's overgarment or blouse, coming to the waist and belted there.
Mrs. Lathrop took a fresh wind-about of her overgarment, and prepared to hold her tongue more tightly than ever.Susan Clegg and a Man in the House
- any garment worn over other clothes, esp to protect them from wear or dirt
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