box coat definition by Webster's New World
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- a type of heavy overcoat, formerly worn by coachmen
- an overcoat that fits loosely, hanging straight from the shoulders
box coat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A coat designed to hang loosely from the shoulders.
- A heavy overcoat formerly worn by coachmen.
Origin: box1 + coat.