from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To dress in the first short garments, so as to leave the legs free for standing and walking; put short clothes on: said of infants.


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  • "We are going to short-coat baby next week, so I have a good deal to show her, and I won't be down again for a little bit."

    Polly A New-Fashioned Girl


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