peacoat

noun
pea·​coat | \ˈpē-ˌkōt \

Definition of peacoat 

: a heavy woolen double-breasted jacket originally worn by sailors

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Put away your peacoat and make time for delicious popsicles, tons of SPF, and days spent devouring page-turners by a body of water (any body will do). Team Marie Claire, Marie Claire, "11 Best Beach Reads, According to Our Editors," 6 July 2018 That means black Americans can't wear English peacoats. Fox News, "Trump slams 'disgraceful' leak of Mueller questions," 2 May 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden, cleveland.com, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden, cleveland.com, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden, cleveland.com, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018 The day of the Cavaliers opening game, James appeared in photos for a GQ cover story wearing a gold pair of his sneakers along with $845 Dolce & Gabbana pants and a $3,395 Alexander McQueen peacoat with the collar popped. Hunter Schwarz, CNN, "How athletes are turning their shoes into political symbols," 14 Apr. 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden, cleveland.com, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018 Bushelon was last seen wearing black pants, navy blue top, gray tennis shoes and a black peacoat. Justin Madden, cleveland.com, "Cleveland police locates missing girl," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of peacoat

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peacoat

pea- (as in pea jacket) + coat

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