matchcoat

noun

Definition of matchcoat

: a mantle or similar loose covering of fur, feathers, or usually woolen cloth formerly extensively worn by American Indians

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History and Etymology for matchcoat

probably by folk etymology (influence of coat) from Powhatan matshcore

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“Matchcoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matchcoat. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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