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coat

the hair, wool, or fur of an animal

coat

A single layer of plaster, paint, or any type of material applied to a surface.
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Nikita, though an habitual drunkard, was not drunk that day because since the last day before the fast, when he had drunk his coat and leather boots, he had sworn off drink and had kept his vow for two months, and was still keeping it despite the temptation of the vodka that had been drunk everywhere during the first two days of the feast.
Like a general postman's coat --queer coats those--made by contract--no measuring-- mysterious dispensations of Providence--all the short men get long coats--all the long men short ones.
At length they arrived, drenched with the rain and presenting a most miserable appearance, notwithstanding that Short had sheltered the child as well as he could under the skirts of his own coat, and they were nearly breathless from the haste they had made.
Only they who go to soires and legislative balls must have new coats, coats to change as often as the man changes in them.
For instance, if a man wanted to buy a coat, he perhaps exchanged a bear-skin for it.
I request you to have the goodness to change your coat," he said as he turned away.
Putting on his old coat, full of darns and patches, he ran out of the house without another word.
Waters of the Waingunga, Shere Khan gives me his coat for the love that he bears me.
Peter's coat and shoes were plainly to be seen upon the scarecrow, topped with an old tam-o- shanter of Mr.
Why, Mars Tom, I hain't got no coat o' arm; I hain't got nuffn but dish yer ole shirt, en you knows I got to keep de journal on dat.
Ye've a French soldier's coat upon your back and a Scotch tongue in your head, to be sure; but so has many an honest fellow in these days, and I dare say none the worse of it.
He could not find his handkerchief, because it was in the pocket of the coat he had taken off, and he did not know where he had put the coat, and all the house had to leave off looking for his tools, and start looking for his coat; while he would dance round and hinder them.