dustcoat


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dustcoat

(ˈdʌstˌkəʊt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) Brit a loose lightweight coat worn for early open motor-car riding. US name: duster
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In spite of the light brown dustcoat and leather-leggings which he wore in deference to his rustic surroundings, I had no difficulty in recognising Lestrade, of Scotland Yard.
Dressed in white gumboots, matching dustcoat and hair caps, the group of young men and women inspect and weigh bananas delivered by farmers at their plant at Gathinga Youth Polytechnic in Nyeri County.The group that calls itself G-Star buys bananas from farmers and processes them into flour.
Early this year, the group which operates near the Nyeri open-air market introduced green dustcoat uniforms and job identity cards to weed out criminals elements amongst them.
(91.) Thomas Daniel Young, Gentleman in a Dustcoat: A Biography of John Crowe Ransom (Baton Rouge, LA: Lousiana State University Press, 1976), 349; cf.
I wonder if he's looking for a gentleman in a dustcoat." That'll puzzle Sam, I figured, no matter what he knows about picking up heavy loads, hooking up water pipes, and checking slate roofs for leaks.
Alec Boagey: in the white (well it was once!) dustcoat was Alf Sotheran's partner in the business.