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overclothes

[ oh-ver-klohz, -klohthz ]

noun

, (used with a plural verb)
  1. clothing worn outside other garments.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of overclothes1

First recorded in 1855–60; over- + clothes

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Example Sentences

They were all in greasy overclothes and paid the prisoners little attention.

Now you'll have to do the waiting, Johansson, while I take the overclothes.

They wore greasy overclothes and their sleeves were rolled up.

He was quite a different looking man when out of his greasy overclothes, but there was no doubting his identity.

But when they quit he climbed down, took off his overclothes, folded them carefully and carried them away with him.

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