pea·​coat | \ ˈpē-ˌkōt \

Definition of peacoat

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

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Zhong Chuxi wears a great-looking navy peacoat with the raglan shoulders and rounded sleeves of Ghesquière’s Spring 2019 outing. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Who Needs a Runway? Nicolas Ghesquière Hires an A-List Power Posse For His Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall Lookbook," 14 Jan. 2019 Style it with slide-on loafers and a prim houndstooth peacoat for major Betty Cooper inspo. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "10 Instagram-Worthy Ways to Wear Boyfriend Jeans," 8 Jan. 2019 At $400, that peacoat was undoubtedly an investment piece for 25-year-old me. Alden Wicker, Vox, "The spare button represents all the ways we fail to be good consumers," 14 Dec. 2018 So hang onto your hats, folks—or maybe that old peacoat from college. Jill Kiedaisch, Popular Mechanics, "Battery Fashion: Scientists Weave Rechargeable Electronics Into Clothes," 9 Nov. 2018 La Ligne and House of Fluff teamed up to create a capsule of seven faux-fur items, ranging from a beret (a steal at $70) to bomber jackets and peacoats. Vogue, "La Ligne and House of Fluff Get a Head Start on Cozy-Coat Season," 16 Nov. 2018 Sabrina’s known to don a preppy red peacoat and a black headband; her witching rivals, the Weird Sisters, have coordinating long-sleeve tea dresses with lace Peter Pan collars. Halie Lesavage, Glamour, "Why The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Is the Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Costume Inspiration," 25 Oct. 2018 Snow was also seen on the roofs of the building while Kim, wearing his black peacoat and hat, was surrounded by his officials. Katherine Lam, Fox News, "Kim Jong Un's bizarre North Korea propaganda photos," 13 Aug. 2018 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

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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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