- a garment indicating profession, class, etc.
- the profession, class, etc., so indicated.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of coat
OTHER WORDS FROM coatcoater, nouncoatless, adjectivere·coat, verb (used with object)recoat, noun
Words nearby coat
Example sentences from the Web for coat
Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man finally manages to break free with the help of the others, slipping out of his coat.
Micah is 10 years old and he had a coat geared to the season, a Patagonia winter jacket with a hood.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The coat, with fitted bodice, nipped-in waist, and full skirt, created a familiar silhouette for Kate.
The Rebel soldier had stolen his coat, and he had no blanket to protect him from the cold night-winds.Winning His Way|Charles Carleton Coffin
These muscles lie within the longitudinal muscles, and adhere pretty firmly to the coat (e, e, fig. 7) of the great ovarian sack.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The silence seemed to focus itself upon the cook, who fumbled at his coat collar and cleared his voice.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
I had frequently admired this coat, which was made of many fine Russian furs.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)|Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
A giant Irishman was standing there, with shirt collar and vest unbuttoned, and no coat on.Following the Equator, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)