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coat

[ koht ]
/ koʊt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Origin of coat

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English cote, from Anglo-French, Old French, from Germanic; compare German Kotze, Old Saxon cott “woolen coat”

OTHER WORDS FROM coat

coater, nouncoatless, adjectivere·coat, verb (used with object)recoat, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coat

coat
/ (kəʊt) /

noun
verb
(tr often foll by with) to cover (with) a layer or covering
(tr) to provide with a coat

Word Origin for coat

C16: from Old French cote of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon kotta, Old High German kozzo
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Medical definitions for coat

coat
[ kōt ]

n.
The outer covering or enveloping layer or layers of an organ or part.
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