duffle coat

noun
\ˈdə-fəl- \
variants: or duffel coat

Definition of duffle coat 

: a heavy usually woolen medium-length coat with toggle fasteners and a hood

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Dan Cohen got his English navy-blue duffle coat in 1971 after spotting it in the window of a J. Press and Co. store in Cambridge, Mass. John Kelly, Washington Post, "Garment district: Readers take us into the closet to reveal their oldest clothes," 28 May 2018 Model Jean Campbell wears a Wales Bonner duffle coat ($2,214) and pants; walesbonner.net. Vogue, "James Corden, Sienna Miller, and Some Very Fashionable Friends Pay Tribute to London," 20 Sep. 2017 Model Jean Campbell wears a Wales Bonner duffle coat ($2,214) and pants Vogue, "James Corden, Sienna Miller, and Some Very Fashionable Friends Pay Tribute to London," 20 Sep. 2017 Try wearing your black brassiere on top of your Burberry duffle coat, and get back to me. Michael Avedon, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bazaar Things: Strange Is the New Black," 28 Aug. 2017 In a mix of pleated chiffon, duffle coats, and alpaca sweaters Lepore played with proportions, mixing in feminine and utilitarian focal points. Liana Satenstein, Marie Claire, "Trend Roundup Fall 2014: We're Loving Nanette Lepore's Exotic Staples," 13 Feb. 2014

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1684, in the meaning defined above

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