buffcoat

noun

1
a
: a coat of buff leather
specifically : a close short-sleeved military coat worn for defense in the 17th century
b
archaic : soldier
2
: buffy coat

Word History

Etymology

buff entry 4 + coat

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“Buffcoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffcoat. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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