trench coat

noun
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of trench coat

1 : a usually double-breasted raincoat with deep pockets, wide belt, and often straps on the shoulders
2 : a waterproof overcoat with a removable lining designed for wear in trenches

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First Known Use of trench coat

1914

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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  • : a usually long raincoat with deep pockets and a belt


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