long-coats

long-coats

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) dress-like garments formerly worn by a baby. Archaic name: long clothes
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There were occasional gatherings of long-coated theatrical natives who discussed metaphysics in English and Bengali, to Mr Lurgan's great edification.

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