Sentence Examples


  • His overcoat was slung over one arm, and he wore a wool suit over a dark turtleneck.
  • Over the anga is sometimes worn an overcoat called a choga; this is made of any material, thick or thin, plain or ornamented; it has one or two fastenings only, loops below the breast whence it hangs loosely to below the knees.
  • In India farther south in cold weather an overcoat called dagla is worn; this is an anga padded with cotton wool.
  • Meman women wear also the aba, or overcoat, which differs from that worn by men in that it has loose half sleeves, and fastens with two buttons at each side of the neck over the shoulders; it is embroidered on the breast, and adorned with gold lace on the skirts.
  • Though geraniums and fuchsias bloom through the year in the open, an overcoat is often needed in summer.

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