or pea coat


Origin of peacoat

1780–90, Americanism; pea (see pea jacket) + coat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for peacoat

Historical Examples of peacoat

  • Peacoat coughing as if he had had enough of that, I said no more.

    Reprinted Pieces

    Charles Dickens

  • Tunis had shaken his peacoat free of the clinging snow and now stamped his sea-boots on the rug.

  • I borrow a peacoat of one of the crew, and in that practical disguise am doubtfully permitted to pass into one of the boats.