coat (n.) Old form(s): Coate, Coates
coat-of-mail, surcoat
1H4 IV.i.100[Vernon to Hotspur, of Prince Hal and his companions] Glittering in golden coats like images [or: sense 1]
1H4 V.iii.25[Hotspur to Douglas] The King hath many marching in his coats [or: sense 1]
2H4 III.ii.282[Falstaff to Bardolph] give the soldiers coats
R2 I.iii.75[Bolingbroke to John of Gaunt] with thy blessings steel my lance's point / That it may enter Mowbray's waxen coat
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