Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A coat worn by huntsmen, usually of some distinctive color, as scarlet or green.

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Examples

  • During their first autumn she had smiled over his affection for his hunting-coat, but now that the leather had come unstitched in dribbles of pale yellow thread, and tatters of canvas, smeared with dirt of the fields and grease from gun - cleaning, hung in a border of rags, she hated the thing.

    Main Street

  • Kennicott wore a brown canvas hunting-coat with vast pockets lining the inside, corduroy trousers which bulged at the wrinkles, peeled and scarred shoes, a scarecrow felt hat.

    Main Street

  • Then he opened his hunting-coat, and his royal garments were visible.

    Household Tales

  • It consisted of loose trousers of gray linen, and an old-fashioned white hunting-coat with

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • I was sitting outside the _maloca_ writing my observations in the note-book which I always carried in my hunting-coat, when two young hunters hurried toward the Chief, who was reclining in the shade of

    In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

  • While doing this I fumbled in the spacious pockets of my khaki hunting-coat and secured the bistoury with which

    In the Amazon Jungle Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians

  • This was a gigantic captain, the upper part of whose body was clothed in an Indian hunting-coat, his head covered with what had once been a fine beaver hat, but of which the broad brim now flapped down over his ears, whilst his strong muscular legs were wrapped from knee to ankle in thick crimson flannel, a precaution against the thorns of the muskeet-trees not unfrequently adopted in the west.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846

  • Kennicott wore a brown canvas hunting-coat with vast pockets lining the inside, corduroy trousers which bulged at the wrinkles, peeled and scarred shoes, a scarecrow felt hat.

    Main Street

  • During their first autumn she had smiled over his affection for his hunting-coat, but now that the leather had come unstitched in dribbles of pale yellow thread, and tatters of canvas, smeared with dirt of the fields and grease from gun-cleaning, hung in a border of rags, she hated the thing.

    Main Street

  • From the depths of his hunting-coat he procured a little bag of salt and some strips of dried meat.

    The Man of the Forest

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