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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A mantle or similar loose covering of fur, feathers, or usually woolen cloth formerly extensively worn by American Indians.

Usage examples (3)
  • Pennsylvania and territories thereof; viz. 20 guns, 20 fathoms matchcoat, 20 fathoms stroud-water, 20 blankets, 20 kettles, 20 lbs.
  • The yearly expense of the clothes which they would have received at home, and of which they will then be deprived, shall likewise be added to their credit; thus I flatter...
  • "All property, indeed, except the savage's temporary cabin, his bow, his matchcoat and other little Acquisitions absolutely necessary for his Subsistence, seems to me to... for more
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