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What is "Coat" - Definition & Explanation

Coat an outer garment worn on the upper body and varying in length and style according to fashion and use.
A coat (a term frequently interchangeable with jacket) is an outer garment worn by both men and women, for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and open down the front, closing by means of buttons, zippers, a belt, or a combination of these.

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