from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loose, full overcoat with raglan sleeves, originally made of rough woolen cloth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A loose overcoat of a certain type, with raglan sleeves
The beauty of the balmacaan is its clean-lined simplicity buttons are typically hidden under a front placket, and its pockets are slanted.
: Trench coats may be movie-star cool but so is the straight cut, A-line raincoat, also known as the balmacaan.
Texture had a big role in the clothes, and that stepped up the solid double-breasted swingy balmacaan coat and coated cotton blazer.
The runway was brimming with cocooning camel mohair sweaters, balmacaan and chesterfield coats and anuraks rejiggered with just enough newness to keep them fresh.
Chai gamely set the laid-back tone right with the first look: bucket shorts and a rumpled balmacaan jacket tossed over a henley tank.
First to appear on the horseshoe runway was a model wearing an ivory/back windowpane balmacaan
Hilfiger offered great coats - one a trench coat with a gold-chain belt and another navy cotton balmacaan overcoat, also with gold belt - that were chic and looked like borderline dresses.