coat /ˈkot/ 名詞
1. An outer garment fitting the upper part of the body; especially, such a garment worn by men.
His adamantine coat gird well. --Milton.
2. A petticoat. [Obs.] “A child in coats.”
3. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
Men of his coat should be minding their prayers. --Swift.
She was sought by spirits of richest coat. --Shak.
4. An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
Fruit of all kinds, in coat
Rough or smooth rined, or bearded husk, or shell. --Milton.
5. A layer of any substance covering another; a cover; a tegument; as, the coats of the eye; the coats of an onion; a coat of tar or varnish.
6. Same as Coat of arms. See below.
Hark, countrymen! either renew the fight,
Or tear the lions out of England's coat. --Shak.
7. A coat card. See below. [Obs.]
Here's a trick of discarded cards of us! We were ranked with coats as long as old master lived. --Massinger.
Coat armor. See under Armor.
Coat of arms Her., a translation of the French cotte d'armes, a garment of light material worn over the armor in the 15th and 16th centuries. This was often charged with the heraldic bearings of the wearer. Hence, an heraldic achievement; the bearings of any person, taken together.
Coat card, a card bearing a coated figure; the king, queen, or knave of playing cards. “‘I am a coat card indeed.' ‘Then thou must needs be a knave, for thou art neither king nor queen.'” --Rowley.
Coat link, a pair of buttons or studs joined by a link, to hold together the lappels of a double-breasted coat; or a button with a loop for a single-breasted coat.
Coat of mail, a defensive garment of chain mail. See Chain mail, under Chain.
Mast coat Naut., a piece of canvas nailed around a mast, where it passes through the deck, to prevent water from getting below.
Sail coat Naut., a canvas cover laced over furled sails, and the like, to keep them dry and clean.
Coat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coated; p. pr. & vb. n. Coating.]
1. To cover with a coat or outer garment.
2. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.
n 1: an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from
shoulder down; worn outdoors
2: a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
3: growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
v 1: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface;
"coat the cake with chocolate" [syn: surface]
2: cover or provide with a coat
3: form a coat over; "Dirt had coated her face" [syn: cake]
the tunic worn like the shirt next the skin (Lev. 16:4; Cant.
5:3; 2 Sam. 15:32; Ex. 28:4; 29:5). The "coats of skins"
prepared by God for Adam and Eve were probably nothing more than
aprons (Gen. 3:21). This tunic was sometimes woven entire
without a seam (John 19:23); it was also sometimes of "many
colours" (Gen. 37:3; R.V. marg., "a long garment with sleeves").
The "fisher's coat" of John 21:7 was obviously an outer garment
or cloak, as was also the "coat" made by Hannah for Samuel (1
Sam. 2:19). (See DRESS.)