covert-coat

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covert-coat (plural covert-coats)

  1. A coat suitable for wearing while shooting game, usually with a neutral colour and windproof or waterproof qualities.
    • Hornung: Raffles: 1899 (p 10 of 1994 edition)
      Meanwhile Raffles rejoined me, with a covert-coat over his blazer, and a soft felt hat set carelessly on the curly head he shook with a smile as I passed him the decanter.