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[oh-ver-klohz, -klohth z]
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noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. clothing worn outside other garments.
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Origin of overclothes

First recorded in 1855–60; over- + clothes
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Examples from the Web for overclothes

Historical Examples

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

    Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series

    August Strindberg

  • "Better get you some overclothes if you're goin' to ride up here," he suggested.

  • Brockway found a grimy suit of overclothes and took off his coat.

  • The package was heavy, but I must carry it lightly under my arm, as if it were only overclothes.

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