- n a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
- n an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
- Despite a bus dispatcher's frantic effort to smother the flames with his overcoat, Palach's body was ravaged.
- Casually, he put his hand in his overcoat pocket, pulled out a large pebble, flung it through a front door window of the nearest house.
- The glamorous, creamy yellow dress and matching overcoat were made of satin-backed wool guipure, a kind of lace used most often in French haute couture.
- Roy Hodgson in Football365.co.za
Managers are always looking for players in their squads to have broad enough shoulders to put the overcoat on and take the responsibility,said Hodgson. "I have no need to be critical of my team in that way, but what we really need to break...
- Liz Dawn in Digital Spy
Asked about the death scene, Liz explained: "It was the hardest thing I've ever had to do. My biggest problem was trying not to breathe. If you notice, Jack threw his overcoat over me, which made it easier."
- Kevin Sheedy in The Age
Hird very rarely trains, he conserves his energy for the weekends and I think that's been very good for us,Sheedy said. "The alternative was him sitting in the grandstand retired, sitting there in his overcoat watching footy with his kids....