Definitions of coat

  1. To cover with a coat or outer garment.
  2. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.
  3. To cover or spread over.
  4. To cover with a coat or layer.
  5. To cover with a coat.
  6. To cover as with a coat.
  7. cover or provide with a coat
  8. To cover; to spread over with a layer of any substance. A coat of mail, a piece of armour, in form of a shirt, consisting of a network of iron rings, or of iron scales fastened on leather.
  9. To cover or spread over, as paint on a wall; to smear; to put on a coat.
  10. an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  11. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
  12. An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
  13. Same as Coat of arms. See below.
  14. A coat card. See below.
  15. Same as of arms. See below.
  16. An outer garment covering the upper part of the body; an outside covering, as fur, etc.; a thin laye.
  17. Coating.
  18. A kind of outer garment: the hair or wool of a beast: vesture or habit: any covering: a membrane or layer: the ground on which ensigns armorial are portrayed, usually called a coat of arms: an exaction levied by Charles I. on the pretext of providing clothing for the army: more usually called COAT- MONEY.
  19. An outer garment; covering or layer.
  20. An upper and outer garment with sleeves; any outer covering, as of fur, paint, etc.
  21. An upper outside garment; the habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; the order or office; external covering, as the hair or fur of a beast; a tunic of the eye; any membrane that serves as a cover; the layer of a bulbous root; a layer of any substance covering another; that on which ensigns armorial are portrayed, usually called a coat of arms.
  22. A man's garment worn above the waistcoat; an upper garment; an external covering; a layer of any substance.
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