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Synonyms for greatcoat

a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

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He was well-known for his army great coat that he used to tie up with a piece of string and wear on the rounds and the smell was terrible," said Rene.
Byron went to great efforts to lose weight, such as playing cricket with seven waistcoats and a great coat on and going to steam rooms to sweat it off.
He's on good form and came back from Dubai with a great coat.
IT WAS the Christmas carol service and a bare-knuckled wind was grazing the iced water of the old docks, as I passed under the nobly-arched stones of the church - warmly fastened in the wool of the great coat that I had named the Anaesthetic many years ago because when you are in it you feel nothing.
Following warmth considerations, a great coat is expected to fit over all matter of clothing from a thin layer to a bulky knit sweater, and manage to look good with jeans or work wear.
True, it lacks the originality and character penetration of Britten's score for that other classic Melville tale of the sea, Billy Budd, but it has given Canada's foremost tenor another signature role, the monomaniacal Captain Ahab finding Ben Heppner in top vocal form for the assignment, despite having to sing the whole opera peg-legged, his left lower limb surreptitiously strapped up in a harness under his character's great coat.
I've worked on the street for a few years, and every year I'm approached by "good Christian people" telling me, "I've got a great coat for you; I'll give it to you on Jesus's birthday" I hope I survive till then.
With increasing agitation, Leontes orbits a corpulent, soft-spoken Camillo, whose great coat distinguishes him from Antigonus.
Classic coats: Timeless silhouettes such as a trench coat or raglan- sleeved great coat in quality fabric and neutral colors will keep you warm for years.
On an esthetic level, a soldier crucified in his great coat and boots lacks the vulnerability of a naked figure.
Tenders are invited for Great Coat Cloth Dark Blue Conforming To Specification No Is:679-1993 Reaffirmed 2003.
2 TED BAKER LORILI LONG WOOL WRAP COAT A great coat can make you feel fantastic and give you that all-important power strut useful when walking confidently into establishments and using their toilet without buying anything: "Cheapskate: she used our loo but damn great coat.
I gladly accepted but while reaching the top, the barbed wire fencing ripped my Army great coat.
He dressed in a great coat, red robin breasted waistcoat with yellow and black trousers to match the coach and a top hat.
Audiences will be familiar with the images of little boats rescuing soldiers at Dunkirk, however they probably won't know that some of these still chug up and down the Thames as disco boats; nor will they know how it felt to be an RAF signalman who spent the whole time disguised in a great coat and wellies - to avoid a beating from British soldiers who were convinced that the RAF was not doing enough.