duffle coat


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

Examples of duffle coat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Classic duffle coats have been cropped and given sharp structure; Fair Isle sweaters have been remixed with squirrel motifs; pleated skirts have been smoothed out. Jake Smith, Glamour, 2 Nov. 2023 Burberry polo shirt, hoodie, jogging pants and light brown duffle coat, Givenchy hoop earrings, Nike x Off-White Dunk sneakers. WSJ, 5 Mar. 2020 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, 28 May 2018 Model Jean Campbell wears a Wales Bonner duffle coat ($2,214) and pants; walesbonner.net. Vogue, 20 Sep. 2017 Model Jean Campbell wears a Wales Bonner duffle coat ($2,214) and pants Vogue, 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, 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, 13 Feb. 2014

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Word History

First Known Use

1684, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of duffle coat was in 1684

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“Duffle coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duffle%20coat. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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