Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

A heavy overcoat.

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Usage examples "greatcoat":

  1. Kicq had his hidden in the lining of his greatcoat, and Wilkin kept his in his handkerchief, which he pulled out of his pocket and waved to show there was nothing in it, at the same time holding the compass, and then put it back into his pocket. - "The Escaping Club", A. J. Evans.
  2. One shivered all day long under a thick greatcoat, and the natives lit fires in front of their huts and huddled round them for warmth. - "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
  3. After following the canal for a few hundred yards there seemed no alternative but to swim across, so in I went, greatcoat and all. - "'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany", Gerald Featherstone Knight.