His overcoat was slung over one arm, and he wore a wool suit over a dark turtleneck.
He sat in his short overcoat leaning against a birch tree.
He rose, walked to and fro, put on a warm overcoat and a hat, and went out of the tent.
In India farther south in cold weather an overcoat called dagla is worn; this is an anga padded with cotton wool.
Though geraniums and fuchsias bloom through the year in the open, an overcoat is often needed in summer.
She was wearing slacks, bright blue shoes, and a green overcoat.
Something was boiling in a small cauldron at the edge of the fire and a soldier in a peaked cap and blue overcoat, lit up by the fire, was kneeling beside it stirring its contents with a ramrod.
He is a man in a gray overcoat, very anxious that I should call him 'Your Majesty,' but who, to his chagrin, got no title from me!
The youngest child, a boy of about seven, who wore an overcoat and an immense cap evidently not his own, was crying in his old nurse's arms.
Anatole, having taken off his overcoat, sat with arms akimbo before a table on a corner of which he smilingly and absent-mindedly fixed his large and handsome eyes.
When he had finished with the Tartar, whom they covered with an overcoat, the spectacled doctor came up to Prince Andrew, wiping his hands.
He was wearing the white Horse Guard's cap and a military overcoat with a whip hanging over his shoulder by a thin strap.
Yes, and you remember how Papa in his blue overcoat fired a gun in the porch?
Meman women wear also the aba, or overcoat, which differs from that worn by men in that it has loose half sleeves, and fastens with two buttons at each side of the neck over the shoulders; it is embroidered on the breast, and adorned with gold lace on the skirts.
"And who is that?" he asked, indicating a short old man in a clean blue peasant overcoat, with a big snow-white beard and eyebrows and a ruddy face.
Over the anga is sometimes worn an overcoat called a choga; this is made of any material, thick or thin, plain or ornamented; it has one or two fastenings only, loops below the breast whence it hangs loosely to below the knees.
Nicholas, in his old lady's dress over which he had belted his hussar overcoat, stood in the middle of the sleigh, reins in hand.
Two officers, one with a scarf over his uniform and mounted on a lean, dark-gray horse, the other in an overcoat and on foot, stood at the corner of Ilyinka Street, talking.
overcoat at work.
When Pierre saw his neighbor next morning at dawn the first impression of him, as of something round, was fully confirmed: Platon's whole figure--in a French overcoat girdled with a cord, a soldier's cap, and bast shoes--was round.
Close to the corner, on an overcoat, sat an old, unshaven, gray-bearded soldier as thin as a skeleton, with a stern sallow face and eyes intently fixed on Rostov.
With a long overcoat on his exceedingly stout, round-shouldered body, with uncovered white head and puffy face showing the white ball of the eye he had lost, Kutuzov walked with plunging, swaying gait into the crowd and stopped behind the priest.
Louis, wearing an overcoat, is now seen about to leave the prison.
My uniform included a heavy navy overcoat which I kept for many years after the war.
Tommy pulls himself up to his window in time to see the heavy woman in the cloth overcoat fall to the pavement.
He found him reclining in an armchair, still in the same unbuttoned overcoat.
He noticed that he was dressed in a dark suit of Scotch tweed, over which he wore a light overcoat.
The first thing you will notice about your dog's hair is that it has a double coat: a silky overcoat and a soft, cottony undercoat.
The long overcoat may be trimmed in layers or in one length.
Sometimes the medium length cut involves layering the overcoat on the sides, which creates a fluffier look.
A starched linen napkin, folded around a wine bottle provides an elegant touch to the pouring of wine; however, the wrapped bottle can take on the look of a penguin in an overcoat if you leave the bottle on the table.
Try wearing two gossamer bamboo scarves knotted together and tucked inside an overcoat with the ends loose.
A white cotton or linen waist coat took place beneath the soldier's distinctive overcoat.
Making the change from winter to summer may be as easy as going from long sleeve shirts to short sleeved shirts, but in colder climates a jacket or overcoat will be included as part of the uniform.
His lab coat was all the overcoat he wore, and he hopped in place beside a beat-up VW Bug whose engine coughed as if it were on its last leg.
As Dean took off his overcoat, Janet O'Brien and her young niece Martha arrived.
Do make sure, tho, that your clothing is warm and that you have a waterproof overcoat.
The purser was accused of stealing an overcoat from stateroom No. 10.
He spent a week meditating whether or not he should also buy an overcoat.
Continuity: At the end of Genesis of the Daleks, the Doctor was wearing his big brown overcoat.
He wore a thick old overcoat that was held together by a piece of rope.
Wherever you paint with black on a mask, itÃ¢s like putting on a big heavy overcoat.
Blue shirt, beige jumper, gray overcoat, gray trousers, brown suede shoes.
He wore a heavy black overcoat which was spangled with droplets of mist.
He must have meant it, as he was dressed in an ankle length overcoat which he kept on for the whole gig.
Noote takes some new trousers, a suit and his winter overcoat.
He noticed that he was dressed in a dark suit of scotch tweed, over which he wore a light overcoat.
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