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1) Coat. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Cut your coat according to your cloth. Curtail your expenses to the amount of your income; live within your means. Si non possis quod velis, velis id quod possis....

2) coat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...as the fur of an animal; an integument. 3. A layer of material covering something else; a coating: a second coat of paint. Inflected forms: coatˇed, coatˇing, coats1....

3) coat of many colors. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...coat of many colors The special coat that Jacob gave to his son Joseph; the coat made his other sons jealous and resentful. (See Jacob and Esau and Joseph and his...

4) candy-coat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: canˇdy-ˇcoatˇed, canˇdy-ˇcoatˇing, canˇdy-ˇcoats To minimize the unpleasantness of; sugarcoat: Trust is damaged when doctors seem overoptimistic,...

5) box coat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A coat designed to hang loosely from the shoulders. 2. A heavy overcoat formerly worn by coachmen. box1 + coat....

6) frock coat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A man's dress coat or suit coat with knee-length skirts....

7) White-coat (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An Austrian soldier. So called because he wears a white coat. Similarly, an English soldier is called a red-coat. In old Rome, ad saga ire meant to "become a soldier,"...

8) Wishing-coat. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Wille Wynkin s wishing-coat. An Irish locution. 1 "I wish I had here Willie Wynkin s wishing-coat."-Howard Pyle: Robin Hood, p. 200....

9) Coat of Arms. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A surcoat \? knights over their armour, \? with devices by which heralds \? the wearer. Hence the heraldic \? of a family. Coat-armour was \? in the Crusading expeditions,...

10) duffel coat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of duffle coat....

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