an outer coat of hair on a dog serving as protection against underbrush and resistant to weather, combined with an undercoat of softer hair for warmth and waterproofing.
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How to use double coat in a sentence
In many of those living in the colder regions there is in reality a double coat.The Meaning of Evolution | Samuel Christian Schmucker
And in order to keep the water from passing through it, this double coat of fur is kept constantly oiled.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood
This mackintosh, in most seals, is made of a double coat of fur.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood