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coat

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick
  • a poodle's coat is often extremely curly

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coat

verb

Synonyms of coat (Entry 2 of 2)

to form a layer over
  • thicken the sauce until it will coat the back of a spoon

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The first known use of coat was in the 14th century

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“Coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coat. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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