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Definition of Coat

Coat

  1. An outer garment fitting the upper part of the body; especially, such a garment worn by men.
  2. A petticoat.
  3. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
  4. An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
  5. A layer of any substance covering another; a cover; a tegument; as, the coats of the eye; the coats of an onion; a coat of tar or varnish.
  6. Same as Coat of arms. See below.
  7. A coat card. See below.
  8. To cover with a coat or outer garment.
  9. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.

Coat Quotations

I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Victor Hugo

I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.
Charlie Chaplin

Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.
Charles Dickens

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
William Butler Yeats

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
Benjamin Harrison
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Coat Translations

coat in Afrikaans is jas
coat in Danish is frakke
coat in Dutch is jas, overjas
coat in French is pardessus, enduis, enduit, enduisons, enduisez
coat in German is umkleiden, umkleiden, Mantel, Mantel
coat in Italian is cappotto, pelle, strato
coat in Norwegian is frakk
coat in Portuguese is revestimento
coat in Spanish is manto, pelleja, foco
coat in Swedish is rock, kappa, kavaj

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