noun Date: circa 1685 a heavy overcoat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Greatcoat — Great coat , n. An overcoat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greatcoat — large, heavy overcoat, 1660s, from GREAT (Cf. great) + COAT (Cf. coat) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • greatcoat — ► NOUN ▪ a long heavy overcoat …   English terms dictionary

  • greatcoat — [grāt′kōt΄] n. a heavy overcoat …   English World dictionary

  • Greatcoat — A greatcoat, also known as a watchcoat, is a large overcoat typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. Its collar and cuffs could be turned out to protect the face and hands from cold and rain, and the short… …   Wikipedia

  • greatcoat — [[t]gre͟ɪtkoʊt[/t]] greatcoats also great coat N COUNT A greatcoat is a long thick coat that is worn especially as part of a uniform. army greatcoat …   English dictionary

  • greatcoat — UK [ˈɡreɪtˌkəʊt] / US [ˈɡreɪtˌkoʊt] noun [countable] Word forms greatcoat : singular greatcoat plural greatcoats a long heavy coat, worn especially as part of a uniform …   English dictionary

  • greatcoat — greatcoated, adj. /grayt koht /, n. Chiefly Brit. a heavy overcoat. [1655 65; GREAT + COAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • greatcoat — noun a heavy military overcoat Syn: carrick …   Wiktionary

  • greatcoat — great|coat [ˈgreıtkəut US kout] n a long heavy coat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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