shortcoat

transitive verb

Definition of shortcoat

: to put (a child) into its first smallclothes think o' that boy, shortcoated but yesterday— Eden Phillpotts

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History and Etymology for shortcoat

from the phrase short coat

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shortclothes

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“Shortcoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shortcoat. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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