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Definitions of coat

  1. form a coat over; " Dirt had coated her face"
  2. put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; " coat the cake with chocolate"
  3. growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
  4. an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  5. a thin layer covering something; " a second coat of paint"
  6. cover or provide with a coat
  7. A petticoat.
  8. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
  9. An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
  10. Same as Coat of arms. See below.
  11. A coat card. See below.
  12. To cover with a coat or outer garment.
  13. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.
  14. Same as of arms. See below.
  15. An outer garment covering the upper part of the body; an outside covering, as fur, etc.; a thin laye.
  16. To cover or spread over.
  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. To cover with a coat or layer.
  20. An outer garment; covering or layer.
  21. To cover with a coat.
  22. To cover as with a coat.
  23. An upper and outer garment with sleeves; any outer covering, as of fur, paint, etc.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. A man's garment worn above the waistcoat; an upper garment; an external covering; a layer of any substance.
  27. To cover or spread over, as paint on a wall; to smear; to put on a coat.

Usage examples for coat

  1. " Get into this coat," he said. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  2. But you have plenty of time to send for your dress- coat; besides, you will want it for Thursday, there is a dinner on Thursday. – Bijou by Gyp
  3. " We'll take a taxi," announced Mr. Horton, holding his wife's coat for her. – Sunny Boy in the Big City by Ramy Allison White
  4. He took the tie from the coat- pocket. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  5. In winter his coat is white, but in summer it is a light brown. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  6. " Bring a heavy coat," he told her. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  7. A great- coat, uncle, if you please. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  8. Have you seen the girl in the red coat? – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  9. " Why," he said, " that be my old coat." – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  10. I saw blood on your coat a moment ago. – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  11. In his coat pocket, within easy reach of his right hand, was a revolver. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  12. The emperor looked at it and recognized Tirant's coat of arms. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  13. But try this coat. – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  14. Come out of that coat, come out- there's a man in it! – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  15. It's a splendid coat. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  16. Dr. Marigold came running, for all his years and his long top- coat. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  17. One shot had struck the tree an inch above his head, another had passed between his arm and body, and a third had cut a little piece out of his coat on the shoulder. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  18. There was his coat- of- arms. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  19. " You'll find the case in my coat behind," he said. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  20. Lord, you should see the coat! – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
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