What is coat?

  • (noun): A thin layer covering something.
    Example: "A second coat of paint"
    Synonyms: coating
    See also — Additional definitions below

Coat

Coat can refer to any one of the following:

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Some articles on coat:

Tailcoat
... A tailcoat is a coat with the front of the skirt cut away, so as to leave only the rear section of the skirt, known as the tails ... The historical reason coats were cut this way was to make it easier for the wearer to ride a horse, but over the years tailcoats of varying types have ... term tailcoat is popularly taken to be synonymous with the type of dress coat still worn today in the evening with white tie ...
Sigmaringen (district) - Coat of Arms
... The deer in the coat of arms is the symbol of the duchy of Sigmaringen as well as that of the city of Sigmaringen ... The red color with the white bar below the deer derives from the Austrian coat of arms, as part of the district belonged to Austria historically ...
Hamiltonstövare - General Appearance - Coat
... Coat consists of two layers ... Upper coat strongly weather-resistant lying close to body ...
Norderney - Coat of Arms and Flag
... Since 10 July 1928 the coat of arms of the city of Norderney depicts the local landmark, the "Kap," or cape building ... The island painter Poppe Folkerts designed the coat of arms ...
Port Arthur, Ontario - Crest, Motto and Coat of Arms
... In 1963 Port Arthur acquired a new coat of arms from the College of Arms in London ... crest depicted a wooden fort with wide-open gate with the motto "Gateway to the West." The new coat of arms, designed by J.P ...

More definitions of "coat":

  • (noun): An outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors.
  • (noun): Growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal.
    Synonyms: pelage
  • (verb): Put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface.
    Example: "Coat the cake with chocolate"
    Synonyms: surface
  • (verb): Cover or provide with a coat.
  • (verb): Form a coat over.
    Synonyms: cake

Famous quotes containing the word coat:

    I told him that Goldsmith had said,... “As I take my shoes from the shoemaker, and my coat from the taylor, so I take my religion from the priest.” I regretted this loose way of talking. JOHNSON. Sir, he knows nothing; he has made up his mind about nothing.”
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    Your coat in my closet,
    your bright stones on my hand,
    the gaudy fur animals
    I do not know how to use,
    settle on me like a debt.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    When every Sunday afternoon
    On the Green Lands I walk
    And wear a coat in fashion,
    Memories of the talk
    Of hen wives and of queer old men
    Brace me and make me strong....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)