American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A loose, long overcoat made of heavy, rugged fabric and often belted.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A type of long loose overcoat, worn by both men and women: originally made of frieze cloth in Ulster. The peculiarity of the coat is that it is cut almost straight for both sexes, reaching very nearly to the feet, and is sometimes girded with a belt; it often has a hood or cape.
- n. [capitalized] Same as Ulster king-at-arms.
- n. A long, loose overcoat of rough material.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A long, loose overcoat, worn by men and women, originally made of frieze from
- n. a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland
- n. loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted
- Named from the Irish province of Ulster. (Wiktionary)
- After Ulster . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Sticking out of the breast pocket of her ulster was the big envelope containing her bid.”
“When I moved here first, I was forever being told I couldnt use terms like 'the province' 'the mainland' 'ulster' etc etc.”
“O'Neill - you will be aware that many ulster Tories share your scepticism about devolution - but it is here to stay.”
“I had an apple with me in my hand, and as I stooped to drink I thrust it deep into the pocket of my ulster to be safe.”
“If I were to ask you to describe your traveling companion I should in all probability learn that his features were very indistinct; he probably wore dark glasses, perhaps also a beard, a heavy coat -- an ulster, most likely -- and no doubt also a scarf wound tightly about his neck and chin.”
“I hardened my heart, and took the smoke-rocket from under my ulster.”
“I ordered her to say nothing, but to get a few things packed and my ulster ready.”
“There were several people on the pavement at the time, but the greeting appeared to come from a slim youth in an ulster who had hurried by.”
“Her pro - longed absence having caused some comment, her father followed her, but learned from her maid that she had only come up to her chamber for an instant, caught up an ulster and bonnet, and hurried down to the passage.”
“But this maid, Alice, as I understand, deposes that she went to her room, covered her bride's dress with a long ulster, put on a bonnet, and went out.”
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