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What is "Overall" - Definition & Explanation

A pant with very loose fitting with similar loose top, having straps over shoulders with a closing at the back.
An overall is usually used as protective clothing when working, but they have sometimes been items of fashion. Some people call an overall a "pair of overalls" by analogy with "pair of trousers".

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Also called Monk's cloth. A heavy, rough surfaced, hardwearing, loosely woven, basket weave fabric in solid colours. Sometimes stripes or plaids are woven into the fabric. Made of cotton or linen. It...

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