from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An overcoat with a length extending to about the middle of the thighs.

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  • n. An overcoat that extends to midthigh


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  • Car coat, a hooded hip-length casual jacket inspired by the parka, popular in the 1960s.


    February 3, 2008