a surcoat or tabard embroidered with heraldic devices, worn by medieval knights over their armor.
a heraldic achievement of arms.
the heraldic bearings of a person, family, or corporation
a surcoat decorated with family or personal bearings
mid-14c., originally a tunic embroidered with heraldic arms (worn over armor, etc); see from coat (n.) + arm (n.2) and cf. Old French cote a armer. Sense transferred to the heraldic arms themselves by 1560s. Hence turncoat, one who put his coat on inside-out to hide the badge of his loyalty.
noun 1. a long defensive garment made of interlinked metal rings; hauberk; byrnie. noun 1. a protective garment made of linked metal rings (mail) or of overlapping metal plates; hauberk “a corselet of scales,” a cuirass formed of pieces of metal overlapping each other, like fish-scales (1 Sam. 17:5); also (38) a corselet or garment […]
- Coat-of-mail shell
noun 1. another name for chiton (sense 2)
- Coat of many colors
The special coat that Jacob gave to his son Joseph; the coat made his other sons jealous and resentful. (See Jacob and Esau and Joseph and his brothers.)
[koht-rak] /ˈkoʊtˌræk/ noun 1. a or stand for the temporary hanging or storing of , hats, etc.