Coat in a sentence

The word "coat" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of coat and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Coat

  • An outer garment fitting the upper part of the body; especially, such a garment worn by men.
  • The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
  • An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
  • 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.
  • Same as Coat of arms. See below.
  • To cover with a coat or outer garment.
  • To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.
  • growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
  • an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • a thin layer covering something
  • cover or provide with a coat
  • form a coat over
  • put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

How to use coat in a sentence. Coat pronunciation.

Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
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A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.
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Well, I've had more out of it all, I guess, than if I'd trebled the millions and wiped Manana off the Mexican coat of arms.
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He caught the sleeve of Nahoum's coat and kissed it, then kissed his hand.
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Presently he straightened himself up, and his fingers ran down the front of his coat to make sure that it was buttoned from top to bottom.
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Was this Inglesi, then, with the grey coat, buttoned to the chin, and the broad black hat which remained on his head unlike the custom of the English-was he one of those who saw visions and dreamed dreams, even as himself!
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I had grown well accustomed to wearing a damaged slouch hat, blue woolen shirt, and pants crammed into boot-tops, and gloried in the absence of coat, vest and braces.
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For our Mistress or Governess always ordered us to follow her, and to take all opportunitiss, as we came down Stairs from the Galleries, or as we past over the Kennels in the Streets, to lift up our Coats so high, that we might shew our handsome Legs and Feet, with a good fine Worsted or Silk pair of Stockins on; by which means the Gallants would be sure either to dog us 'emselves, or else to send their Footmen to see where we liv'd, and then they would afterwards come to us themselves.
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The young Slut nothing daunted by what I had said (says the Constable) presently pluck'd up her Coats, and told me she'd find me other Business to do.
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You were always a great deal too much in the house over there, and you have exchanged your games with the little screaming beggars for one with the grownup child, the rose-thrower-the fop, who, for your sake, and not to be recognized, covers up his purple coat with a sheepskin!
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THE NEW COAT THAT FITTED EXACTLY.
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After some consideration as to whether it was his duty to give as much as the ten dollars, which first presented itself to his mind as the proper sum to bestow, he concluded to follow his convictions, and thus assist one who was more needy than himself, and trust in the Lord to provide the coat.
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One of the guides, at great risk, rushed after him and seized him by the coat.
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One of the guides, at great risk, had rushed after him, and seizing him by the coat, drew him down to a place of safety.
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He came on deck at eleven o'clock, with the quadrant under his coat.
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Thinking that this lady was probably not rich, this excellent man had collected a sum of money, which he had placed in one of the pockets of the little one's coat.
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The Emperor was very gay, and paid more attention to his toilet, giving me orders to renew his wardrobe, and to order better fitting coats, made in a more modern style.
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Throughout the day he was in a state of charming gayety, and contrary to his usual custom, having made a second toilet for dinner, wore the coat made by the tailor of the King of Naples; but next day he would not allow it to be put on again, saying it was much too uncomfortable.
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Prince Kourakin, always remarkable for the magnificence as well as the singular taste of his toilet, wore at the ball a coat of gold cloth, and it was this which saved his life, as sparks and cinders slipped off his coat and the decorations with which he was covered like a helmet; yet, notwithstanding this, the prince was confined to his bed for several months.
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Nevertheless, the Emperor soon decided what course to take; and a few days afterwards his Majesty, who during the toilet had not opened his mouth, came suddenly out of his preoccupation just as I handed him his coat, and gave me two or three of his familiar taps.
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Examples of Coat

Example #1
This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
Example #2
They had respect for him more than for most Franks, because the Prince Pasha had honoured him with especial favour.
Example #3
David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
Example #4
Arabs and fellaheen squatting at street corners looked at him with furtive interest.
Example #5
The Padre knew from the start, but I learned at great expense, and went out of business-closed up shop for ever, with a bald head and my Tips for the Tired.
Example #6
I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.