box coat

noun

Definition of box coat

1 : a heavy overcoat formerly worn for driving
2 : a loose coat usually fitted at the shoulders

Examples of box coat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fishermen will appreciate that its black oxide finish is out-of-box coated in wax and oil, to prevent corrosion. Outdoor Life, 14 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of box coat

1718, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Box coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20coat. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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