box coat


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box coat

n.
1. A coat designed to hang loosely from the shoulders.
2. A heavy overcoat formerly worn by coachmen.

[box + coat.]

box coat

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a plain short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a heavy overcoat, worn formerly by coachmen

box′ coat`


n.
1. an outer coat with a straight, unfitted back.
2. a heavy overcoat worn by coachmen.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.box coat - a short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
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One young fellow in a green box coat, addressed himself to these dumplings in a most direful manner.
THE Duchess of Cambridge accessorised her red poppy with a matching pillar box coat.
Lady in red remembers the war heroes in style Red alert THE Duchess of Cambridge accessorised her red poppy with a matching pillar box coat. Get the look with this one from Preen for Edition at Debenhams.