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a loose-fitting, somewhat flared, single-breasted overcoat, often of tweed and having raglan sleeves, originally worn by men.
Historical Examples

There was the balmacaan coat and the round plush hat; and to Patsy, impulsive and heart-strong, it sufficed.
Seven Miles to Arden Ruth Sawyer

He wore a balmacaan of Scotch tweed and carried a round, plush hat.
Seven Miles to Arden Ruth Sawyer

a man’s knee-length loose flaring overcoat with raglan sleeves


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