sheepskin coat

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Sheepskin coat

A heavy work coat with a brown duck cloth (cotton) outside and a sheepskin lining.
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Noun1.Sheepskin coat - a coat made of sheepskinsheepskin coat - a coat made of sheepskin    
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
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'Now then, now then, you rascal!' Nikita called out, well knowing how carefully Mukhorty threw out his hind leg just to touch his greasy sheepskin coat but not to strike him--a trick Nikita much appreciated.
I say, Uncle, Uncle!' a high-pitched voice shouted, and a seven-year-old boy in a black sheepskin coat, new white felt boots, and a warm cap, ran hurriedly out of the house into the yard.
But if you're coming you'd better put on a warmer cloak,' said Vasili Andreevich, smiling again as he winked at Nikita's short sheepskin coat, which was torn under the arms and at the back, was greasy and out of shape, frayed to a fringe round the skirt, and had endured many things in its lifetime.
As it drew over to the left before taking a turn, the footman noticed a peasant walking slowly on the edge of the pavement with his hands in the pockets of his sheepskin coat and his shoulders hunched up to his ears under the falling snow.
Amongst the innocent victims of the second explosion laid out on the pavement there was a body dressed in a peasant's sheepskin coat; but the face was unrecognisable, there was absolutely nothing found in the pockets of its poor clothing, and it was the only one whose identity was never established.
Then came a cart, and behind that walked an old, bandy-legged domestic serf in a peaked cap and sheepskin coat.
A sheepskin coat and a cassock hung on nails by the door.
But Motty, 72, who retired from the BBC in March, won't be swapping his trademark sheepskin coat for a pipe and slippers.
"It seems a long time ago," said Motson, famous for his sheepskin coat. "Everton beat Derby 1-0 with a goal by Alan Ball.
Perhaps it came up in conversation March 3, 1979: Larger-than-life City manager Malcolm Allison sports his trademark sheepskin coat, kipper tie and gold chain outside the clubhouse at Borussia Monchengladbach.