English [ edit ]
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Etymology [ edit ]
Middle English , coate , from cotte Old French , cote ( cotte “ outer garmet with sleeves ”), from Old Frankish ( *kotta “ coat ”), from Proto-Germanic , *kuttô ( *kuttōn “ cowl, woolen cloth, coat ”), from Proto-Indo-European , *gʷeud- ( *gud- “ woolen clothes ”). Cognate with Old High German , kozza ( kozzo “ woolen coat ”) (Modern German ), Kotze Middle Low German ( kot “ coat ”), Ancient Greek ( βεῦδος beũdos, “ woman's attire ”).
Pronunciation [ edit ]
coat ( , countable and uncountable plural ) coats
( countable ) An outer garment covering the upper torso and arms.
( countable ) A covering of material, such as paint.
Fruit of all kinds, in
coat / Rough or smooth rined, or bearded husk, or shell.
( countable ) The fur or feathers covering an animal's skin.
When the dog shed its . coat, it left hair all over the furniture and the carpet
( uncountable , nautical ) canvas painted with thick tar and secured round a mast or bowsprit to prevent water running down the sides into the hold (now made of rubber or leather)
( obsolete ) A petticoat.
a child in
coats The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
Men of his
coat should be minding their prayers. Shakespeare
She was sought by spirits of richest
coat of arms.
Hark, countrymen! either renew the fight, / Or tear the lions out of England's
Here's a trick of discarded cards of us! We were ranked with
coats as long as old master lived.
Derived terms [ edit ]
Translations [ edit ]
outer garment covering the upper torso and arms
معطف (ar) ( m mí`ṭaf) Armenian:
( վերարկու verarku) Belarusian:
паліто́ ( n palitó), пальто́ ( n palʹtó), пінжа́к ( m pinžák) ( jacket ) Bulgarian:
сако (bg) ( n sako), жакет (bg) ( m žaket) Catalan:
abric (ca) , m casaca (ca) f Chinese:
外衣 ( (zh) wàiyī), 大衣 ( (zh) dàyī), 外套 ( (zh) wàitào) Czech:
kabát m Danish:
frakke c Dutch:
mantel (nl) , m jas (nl) m Esperanto:
, jako ( portata eksterdome, vintre aŭ ĝenerale en malvarma vetero ) palto Estonian:
mantel (et) Finnish:
takki (fi) French:
manteau (fr) , m paletot (fr) m Georgian:
( პალტო palto), ( ქურქი k’urk’i), ( პიჯაკი piǰaki), ( ქურთუკი k’urt’uki) German:
Mantel (de) m Greek:
πανωφόρι (el) ( n panofóri), παλτό (el) ( n paltó) Hebrew:
מְעִיל ( (he) m'íl) Hungarian:
kabát (hu) Icelandic:
jakki (is) , m frakki m Indonesian:
mantel (id) Irish:
cóta , m casóg f Italian:
mantello (it) m Japanese:
( コート kōto), 外套 ( (ja) がいとう, gaitō) Jèrriais:
covering of material, such as paint
canvas secured around mast
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coat ( third-person singular simple present , coats present participle , coating simple past and past participle ) coated
To cover with a coat of some material
One can buy coated frying pans, which are much easier to wash up than normal ones. To cover as a coat.
Translations [ edit ]
to cover with a coat of some material
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