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pink coat

noun, Fox Hunting.
the coat, usually scarlet, of the hunt uniform worn by the staff and by male members of the hunt.
Also called pinks.
Origin of pink coat
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Surely enough, there was a bear, wearing a blue cap and a pink coat.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
  • Somerfield answered, gorgeous in pink coat and riding breeches.

    The Illustrious Prince E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • And afterwards it is nice to find himself bright with mahogany tops, buff-tinted breeches, and a pink coat.

    Hunting Sketches Anthony Trollope
  • As well saunter in the park in a pink coat and with "tops carefully dressed to the color of Old Cheddar."

    Patroclus and Penelope Theodore Ayrault Dodge
  • Then he looked at his boots and his pink coat and white leathers which were laid out upon a chair.

  • There's nothing in me that's going to be pleased with getting a green hat when I needed a pink coat—no, sir.

  • So Mark, who had come expressly to escort the ladies, rode on alongside of Mr. Sowerby in his pink coat.

    Framley Parsonage

    Anthony Trollope
  • He stripped off his ulster, and stood up in his pink coat, his baggy white breeches, and top-boots.

    Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
  • The butler turned toward an elderly gentleman in a pink coat and riding-breeches, who had just descended into the hall.

    Peter Ruff and the Double Four E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "It didn't hurt me," she laughed as she thrust her arms into the sleeves of her pink coat.

    The Lighted Match Charles Neville Buck

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