Coat

Definition of Coat

Pronunciation: kōt; 110
n.1.An outer garment fitting the upper part of the body; especially, such a garment worn by men.
Let each
His adamantine coat gird well.
- Milton.
2.A petticoat.
3.The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
Men of his coat should be minding their prayers.
- Swift.
She was sought by spirits of richest coat.
- Shak.
4.An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
Fruit of all kinds, in coat
Rough or smooth rined, or bearded husk, or shell.
- Milton.
5.A layer of any substance covering another; a cover; a tegument; as, the coats of the eye; the coats of an onion; a coat of tar or varnish.
6.Same as Coat of arms. See below.
Hark, countrymen! either renew the fight,
Or tear the lions out of England's coat.
- Shak.
7.A coat card. See below.
Here's a trick of discarded cards of us! We were ranked with coats as long as old master lived.
- Massinger.
Coat armor
See under Armor.
Coat of arms
(Her.) a translation of the French cotte d'armes, a garment of light material worn over the armor in the 15th and 16th centuries. This was often charged with the heraldic bearings of the wearer. Hence, an heraldic achievement; the bearings of any person, taken together.
Coat card
a card bearing a coated figure; the king, queen, or knave of playing cards.
Coat link
a pair of buttons or studs joined by a link, to hold together the lappels of a double-breasted coat; or a button with a loop for a single-breasted coat.
- Rowley.
Coat of mail
a defensive garment of chain mail.
Mast coat
(Naut.) a piece of canvas nailed around a mast, where it passes through the deck, to prevent water from getting below.
Sail coat
(Naut.) a canvas cover laced over furled sails, and the like, to keep them dry and clean.
v. t.1.To cover with a coat or outer garment.
[imp. & p. p. Coated; p. pr. & vb. n. Coating.]
2.To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.

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