Meaning of COAT in English

COAT

[coat] n, often attrib [ME cote, fr. MF, of Gmc origin; akin to OHG kozza coarse wool mantle] (14c) 1 a: an outer garment worn on the upper body and varying in length and style according to fashion and use b: something resembling a coat

2: the external growth on an animal

3: a layer of one substance covering another "a ~ of paint" -- coat.ed adj -- coat.less adj

[2]coat vt (14c) 1: to cover with a coat

2: to cover or spread with a finishing, protecting, or enclosing layer -- coat.er n

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