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noun

a waterproof overcoat styled along military lines, belted, with straps on the shoulders and lower sleeves.

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Origin of trench coat

First recorded in 1915–20
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trench coat

noun

a belted double-breasted waterproof coat of gabardine, etc, resembling a military officer's coat
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