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overcoat

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noun over·coat \ˈō-vər-ˌkōt\

Simple Definition of overcoat

  • : a long coat that is worn to keep a person warm during cold weather

Full Definition of overcoat

  1. 1 :  a warm coat worn over indoor clothing

  2. 2 :  a protective coating (as of paint)



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