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car coat

n.
An overcoat with a length extending to about the middle of the thighs.

car′ coat`


n.
a hip-length overcoat or jacket orig. designed to be worn while driving a car.
[1960–65]
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In '71 my indoctrination came courtesy of a Rangers supporter in a red-white-and-blue nearly-leather car coat, possibly the Govan equivalent of a Christmas jumper.
Its outerwear is pretty cool too and this mauve car coat is definitely going on our newseason shopping list, PS175, anonyme.it/en | SCARF prints are set to be huge this autumn, position yourself somewhere between Nineties Versace and the Queen out and about in her Land Rover and you won't go far wrong.
A cream or blush pink car coat is a wardrobe staple heading towards the winter months.
There's a clutch of coats to suit all tastes, from the ubiquitous bomber jacket to a new take on the classic car coat, as well as some cosy yet superstylish knits.
There's a clutch of coats to suit all tastes, from the ubiquitous bomber jacket to a new take on the clas- sic car coat, as well as some cosy yet super-stylish knits.
Key pieces include a linen bomber jacket, a white chalk-washed denim jacket, a car coat, a sharp linen blazer, a city-slick polo shirt and the perfect poplin white shirt.
With his ludicrous chestnutcoloured bowlcut wig and furry lapelled car coat, his Lorne Malvo is arguably the most quietly malevolent hitman - and possible emissary of Satan himself - to grace our screens since Javier Bardem's unpronounceable Anton Chigurh in the Coen's No Country For Old Men.
At the western outfitters the clerk shows me a photo of the musk ox he dropped near Kotzebue his rifle a delicate woodwind the car coat he sells is too much blue as a bureau handsome checkers and closed squares wool rooms that would keep me warm all century instead I set forehead hot against the window and watch spring's first goose land in the field the city set aside soon the vista will be down and to the south a gosling nothingness my migrant eye already fevers So Ed Skoog rustles about in a self-conscious fever, preparing himself for an inevitable personal and perhaps poetic migration.
In the country, the suit - fabrics ranging from corduroy to velvet - may be worn with a quilted and cropped bomber jacket or an oversized down-filled car coat.
And it also looked like a donkey jacket - even if we are now told that it was actually a lovely car coat, greatly admired by the Queen Mum.
It was, in fact, a fairly smart car coat and his wife Jill, who died in 1999, was deeply upset by the smear.
Philip Glenister swaps Gene Hunt's tan leather car coat for a nifty pair of breeches in this new period drama about the arrival of the railway in a small English market town in the 1840s.