a double-breasted overcoat of military cut.
Sixty Squadron R.A.F. Group-Captain A. J. L. Scott
an army officer’s short thick overcoat
a former comprehensive term for The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Cameroon. noun the former British possessions of Nigeria, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast, and the former trust territories of Togoland and Cameroons
a term formerly used for the possessions of Great Britain in the West Indies. Compare West Indies (def 2). plural noun a former name for the states in the Caribbean that are members of the Commonwealth: the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent […]
noun a British breed of medium-sized white cattle with black points, bred mainly for meat
a native or inhabitant of Britain. Historical Examples Eastern Nights – and Flights Alan Bott The Quadroon Mayne Reid Curly Roger Pocock Lorimer of the Northwest Harold Bindloss It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson Lady Luck Hugh Wiley The Voice in the Fog Harold MacGrath Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 15, […]