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  1. dress-like garments formerly worn by a baby: Archaic name: long clothes

Words Nearby long-coats

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How to use long-coats in a sentence

  • "I feel like an Egyptian mummy," she remarked as she skinned off two long coats and unwound several scarfs.

  • The people all wear long coats of some fashion or other, and in the dusk we shall pass well enough.

    Condemned as a Nihilist | George Alfred Henty
  • They had long coats down to their heels, and carried under each coat something that looked like a stick.

    The Ball and The Cross | G.K. Chesterton
  • This small boy glided into the hall, under the cover of the long coats of the finely dressed escort.

  • The shoe-strings have given place to buckles, and children wear long coats.

    English Costume | Dion Clayton Calthrop