American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A long, loose overcoat with a detachable cape having a round collar.
- n. The cape of such an overcoat.
- After Inverness . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In inverness, the punters in the hall lapped it up, and I suspect all ill get on the net from nat bloggers is the usual mince about me being a unionist stooge for rasing it here.”
“Mai frend ses ai nawt knead a wawm jakkit, butt(!) if ai am gowing tu Skottishland (inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundedin) – u fink ai wil knead wun?”
“I could even have gone as a branch delegate and thus only had to pay Hotel fees etc. but even then, it's the price of inverness accommodation that's so wild….”
“September 27, 2008 at 2:23 pm haddock inverness salmon jello”
“He asked about work and my love life (ever the gossip queen), and then in the next text said I should get my arse up to inverness and see him.”
“Pulling a magnifying-glass from one bulging pocket of his inverness, Dr. Lepardo went peering over the writing desk, passing with a grunt from the bloodstained paper bearing the name of Séverac Bablon to the other documents and books lying there; to the pigeon-holes; to the chair; to the rug; to the body.”
“Simons opened it quickly, admitting a most strange old gentleman -- tall and ramshackle -- who was buttoned up in a chess-board inverness; whose trousers frayed out over his lustreless boots like much-defiled lace; whose coat-sleeves, protruding from the cape of his inverness, sought to make amends for the dullness of his footwear.”
“With his hands thrust deep in the sack-like pockets of his inverness he drifted from treasure to treasure -- uninvited, from room to room -- like some rudderless craft.”
“Goodwin, in a bowknotted periwig, in court dress, wearing a stained inverness cape, bent in two from incredible age, totters across the room, his hands fluttering.”
“The fitful flash of the match disclosed the rough furniture of a kitchen; the brick flooring and his wet inverness lay cold at Armitage's back.”
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