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greatcoat

greatcoat Sentence Examples

  • Tushin rose and, buttoning his greatcoat and pulling it straight, walked away from the fire.

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  • He wore a flat gray cloth cap, a dingy wool-colored greatcoat, and cowhide boots.

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  • He wore a greatcoat in midsummer, being affected with the trembling delirium, and his face was the color of carmine.

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  • What is this? shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.

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  • Dolokhov, who had already changed into a soldier's gray greatcoat, did not wait to be called.

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  • But at that instant a tall Austrian general in a greatcoat, with the order of Maria Theresa on his neck and a black bandage round his head, who had evidently just arrived, entered quickly, slamming the door.

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  • "And then, old fellow, he gives him one in the teeth with the butt end of his gun..." a soldier whose greatcoat was well tucked up said gaily, with a wide swing of his arm.

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  • No one replied a word to Dolokhov's laughter, and a French officer whom they could not see (he lay wrapped in a greatcoat) rose and whispered something to a companion.

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  • There Platon Karataev was sitting covered up--head and all--with his greatcoat as if it were a vestment, telling the soldiers in his effective and pleasant though now feeble voice a story Pierre knew.

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  • The soldiers surrounded the Frenchmen, spread a greatcoat on the ground for the sick man, and brought some buckwheat porridge and vodka for both of them.

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  • Besides these garments there are others: the long jubba, or cloth cloak, worn by mirzas (secretaries), government employs of high rank, as ministers, farmers of taxes, courtiers, physicians, priests; the abba, or camel-hair cloak of the Arab, worn by travellers, priests and horsemen; the pustin, or Afghan skincloak, used by travellers and the sick or aged; the nimtan, or common sheepskin jacket, with short sleeves, used by shopkeepers and the lower class of servants, grooms, &c., in winter; the yapanjah, or woollen Kurdish cloak, a kind of felt, having a shaggy side, of immense thickness, worn generally by shepherds, who use it as greatcoat, bed and bedding.

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  • He was wearing a thick dark greatcoat, possibly on top of one or two more - it was pretty cold at that altitude.

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  • I had no greatcoat, nor any means of changing my clothes.

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  • But then suddenly one of them was up there in his gray greatcoat and waving a white flag.

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  • He wore his uniform and a long gray greatcoat over it that was speckled with rain and mud.

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  • Mussolini was caught yesterday at Dongo, Lake Como, driving by himself in a car with his uniform covered by a german greatcoat.

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  • The child's brains were spattered over my leather greatcoat, and my driver had to clean the mess off.

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  • Besides these garments there are others: the long jubba, or cloth cloak, worn by mirzas (secretaries), government employs of high rank, as ministers, farmers of taxes, courtiers, physicians, priests; the abba, or camel-hair cloak of the Arab, worn by travellers, priests and horsemen; the pustin, or Afghan skincloak, used by travellers and the sick or aged; the nimtan, or common sheepskin jacket, with short sleeves, used by shopkeepers and the lower class of servants, grooms, &c., in winter; the yapanjah, or woollen Kurdish cloak, a kind of felt, having a shaggy side, of immense thickness, worn generally by shepherds, who use it as greatcoat, bed and bedding.

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  • "There's nothing to be done, we'll have to wake him," said Shcherbinin, rising and going up to the man in the nightcap who lay covered by a greatcoat.

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  • The jacket also needed to allow for maximum flexibility, unlike the greatcoat worn by soldiers on the ground.

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