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coats

noun
plural of coat

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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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coats

verb
present tense third-person singular of coat

Synonyms of coats (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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“Coats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coats. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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