overgarment


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o·ver·gar·ment

 (ō′vər-gär′mənt)
n.
An outer garment.

overgarment

(ˈəʊvəˌɡɑːmənt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) any garment worn over other clothes, esp to protect them from wear or dirt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overgarment - a garment worn over other garmentsovergarment - a garment worn over other garments  
aba - a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
cloak - a loose outer garment
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
izar - a voluminous cotton outer garment (usually white) traditionally worn by Muslim women of northern Africa and the Middle East; covers the entire body
snowsuit - a child's overgarment for cold weather
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
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At the range and drawn from a concealment overgarment, the average draw-to-fire time from 7 yards (with a strike at the A-zone of a target) measured 1.
In Iran the tented woollen dwellings were known as chador, the same word as used for the overgarment worn by Muslim women.
Whistler had Theodore Duret in his Arrangement in Flesh Color and Black (1883) hold a woman's fan and pink overgarment, creating a measure of coloristic variety with consequent narrative ambiguity.
It comprises a jacket, pants, hood and face shield and is worn as an overgarment.
I see units still training with the old battle dress overgarment MOPP gear.
To this end, you will want to protect as much of yourself as possible: wear eye protection with side shields; wear a mask over your nose and mouth; wear a disposable overgarment which covers your lap; wear your gloves so that they cover the wrists of your overgarment; keep your hair pulled back.
uk THE R021J Junior Hi-Viz jacket can be an overgarment.
The best-known image of McCarthy as Iphigenia, appearing in a 1916 article in Art and Archaeology and often reproduced thereafter, shows this much-discussed headdress and an elaborately geometric overgarment.
With her face and body completely covered by the black head-to-toe abaya, or long overgarment, 18-year-old Aya Ali al-Mulla was named "Queen of Beautiful Morals," winning a crown, jewelry and a trip to Malaysia late on Thursday, Saudi-based al-Watan reported Friday.
Ahead of the Paris couture shows, top designers have joined a tricky exercise to glam up one of the world's most traditional pieces, the abaya -- the long black overgarment worn by millions of Arab women.
Toga' here is used for any vaguely classical overgarment, even a military cloak--but this error is not uncommon among scholars.
Only three women went on the trip and all wore the "abaya," an overgarment that covers the wearer from the neck to the feet.