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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sur·coat /ˈsɝˌkot/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·coat n.
 1. A coat worn over the other garments; especially, the long and flowing garment of knights, worn over the armor, and frequently emblazoned with the arms of the wearer.
    A long surcoat of pers upon he had..   --Chaucer.
 At night, or in the rain,
 He dons a surcoat which he doffs at morn.   --Emerson.
 2. A name given to the outer garment of either sex at different epochs of the Middle Ages.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a loose outer coat usually of rich material
      2: a tunic worn over a knight's armor