sack coat
noun Date: 1847 a man's jacket with a straight back

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  • sack coat — ☆ sack coat n. a man s loosefitting, straight backed coat …   English World dictionary

  • sack coat — noun man s hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit • Hypernyms: ↑coat * * * noun : a man s single breasted or double breasted jacket with a straight unfitted back * * * sack coated, adj. a short coat or jacket with a straight… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sack coat — sack coated, adj. a short coat or jacket with a straight back and no seam at the waist. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sack coat — short loose fitting coat or jacket with a straight back worn by men …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sack coat — noun historical a loose fitting coat hanging straight down from the shoulders, as worn by men in the 19th and early 20th centuries …   English new terms dictionary

  • sack coat — /ˈsæk koʊt/ (say sak koht) noun → sack1 (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sack — Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of pliable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sack bearer — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sack tree — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coat (clothing) — For other uses, see Coat (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Overcoat, a garment meant solely as an outer garment. A coat is a long garment worn by both men and women,[1] for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and are open …   Wikipedia

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