greatcoat


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Synonyms for greatcoat

a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

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Though the aide-de-camp did not know these circumstances, he nevertheless delivered the definite order that the men should be in their greatcoats and in marching order, and that the commander in chief would otherwise be dissatisfied.
The company commanders ran off to their companies, the sergeants major began bustling (the greatcoats were not in very good condition), and instantly the squares that had up to then been in regular order and silent began to sway and stretch and hum with voices.
John came home early, Meg gadded no more, and that greatcoat was put on in the morning by a very happy husband, and taken off at night by a most devoted little wife.
Then let him rise before daylight, button his greatcoat, muffle up his ears, and stride with the departing caravan a mile or two, to see how sturdily they make head against the blast.
Nicholas stared again with right good-will; Sir Mulberry shrugged his shoulders, smiled slightly, rang the bell, and ordered the waiter to help him on with his greatcoat.
Pickwick felt himself violently pulled out from among the ruins of the chaise; and as soon as he had gained his feet, extricated his head from the skirts of his greatcoat, which materially impeded the usefulness of his spectacles, the full disaster of the case met his view.
He wore old boots, never-say-die socks, a greatcoat and a bobble hat, which protected his ears from the wind's sting - all in the traditional style of his calling.
uk/films/0/fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-review-jk-rowlings-spect/) points out how wonderfully different Redmayne's character is in this series: "Newt doesn't feel like any other personality in Potteriana: from his bashfulness to his stammer and gloriously impractical fringe, he's a sore thumb in a cobalt greatcoat, and his company's addictive.
The ticket collector came along and saw me sitting on my kitbag in the corridor wearing my greatcoat and all my webbing.
Theseus, Duke of Athens ( Guy Sarossy) starts off in what appears to be a an ex-army greatcoat with a few bits of glitzy this and that embroidered on one shoulder.
The production also has renowned baritone, Donald Maxwell as Dai Greatcoat, Alexandra Deshorties as Bard of Germania/Alice the Barmaid/The Queen of the Woods and Graham Clark as The Marne Sergeant.
These include a rousing Sospan Fach in a cafe as the soldiers wait for the dreaded orders; the soldiers marching, bold yet petrified, led by the shepherd of the flock, Lieutenant Jenkins (George Humphreys) and a verbal duel between Dai Greatcoat (Donald Maxwell) and The Marne Sergeant (Graham Clark).
I got jeans and a zip top for 10 years and you've got a greatcoat already?
We changed on the boat into our blues and a greatcoat, and I had the kit bag tied in such a fashion; the loop went around my right wrist, and the handle of the sword went up my sleeve.
He was tall, and although he was totally enveloped in a huge and slightly shabby greatcoat, he was obviously thin.