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dust coat

  1. British a loose lightweight coat worn for early open motor-car ridingUS name: duster
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Examples from the Web for dust coat

Historical Examples

  • For 281 I like not Beirut, where one in winter must go about in top-boots, and in a dust-coat in summer.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • He wore a dust-coat, a cap, and goggles which seemed to be too large for him.

    The Girl and The Bill

    Bannister Merwin

  • Lays down his dust-coat and driving gloves on a chair, and comes forward.

    Three Dramas

    Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson

  • First, there was a young woman of seventeen or eighteen, wearing a dust-coat and gauntlets.

  • In the rumble behind, lying partly over the rumble-seat, was a dust-coat.