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storm coat

or storm·coat

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noun

an overcoat, usually of a water-repellent fabric, lined with material serving as insulation against very cold weather, often having a fur collar.

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Nearby words

storm cell, storm cellar, storm center, storm centre, storm cloud, storm coat, storm collar, storm cone, storm door, storm glass, storm house

Origin of storm coat

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for storm coat

  • I slipped on my storm-coat and, clinging to the jamb of my stateroom, gazed out on the wild scene.

    The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
  • Her storm-coat had a deep cape, but it only partly hid the bundle.

  • About half-past seven Maxwell sent me over there with a note and his storm-coat for him and the three men were in the room then.

    Held for Orders|Frank H. Spearman
  • Then in a moment my storm-coat was off, and I stood in the door of the drawing-room.

    The Tory Maid|Herbert Baird Stimpson