wyliecoat

noun
wy·​lie·​coat | \ ˈwī-lē-ˌkōt How to pronounce wyliecoat (audio) , ˈwi- How to pronounce wyliecoat (audio) \

Definition of wyliecoat

1 chiefly Scotland : a warm undergarment
2 chiefly Scotland : petticoat

First Known Use of wyliecoat

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for wyliecoat

Middle English (Scots) wyle cot

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“Wyliecoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wyliecoat. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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