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noun
an outer coat with a straight, unfitted back.
a heavy overcoat worn by coachmen.
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Origin of box coat

First recorded in 1815–25
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box coat

noun
a plain short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders
a heavy overcoat, worn formerly by coachmen
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