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Related to COAT: coast, buffy coat, jacket, shirt, sweater, CAOT
COATCoalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COATCoalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (disabilities organizations consortium)
COATCouncil of Australasian Tribunals (Australia)
COATCenter of Applied Technologies (Basel, Switzerland)
COATCoherent Optical Adaptive Techniques
COATCounty Officials Association of Tennessee (Nashville, TN)
References in classic literature ?
Oh, you don't understand, Jim; a coat of arms is very different.
There had been rain during the night; there was water in the shoes, and the coat was somewhat shrunk.
I will turn up at the posting station when he's setting off tomorrow, I'll catch him by the leg, I'll pull off his coat when he gets into the carriage.
On the wedding day, we may suppose that honest John Hull dressed himself in a plum-colored coat, all the buttons of which were made of pine-tree shillings.
Snow-white was quite sorry at his departure, and as she unbolted the door for him, and the bear was hurrying out, he caught against the bolt and a piece of his hairy coat was torn off, and it seemed to Snow-white as if she had seen gold shining through it, but she was not sure about it.
Doesn't anybody in the whole house know where my coat is?
I'll teach you to dress the men in fancy coats for a parade.
Monsieur Thuran, for reasons of his own, preferred to draw first if the drawing should happen to require a second adventure beneath the coat.
Let me water you first,' he went on, speaking to the horse just as to someone who understood the words he was using, and having whisked the dusty, grooved back of the well-fed young stallion with the skirt of his coat, he put a bridle on his handsome head, straightened his ears and forelock, and having taken off his halter led him out to water.
She walked across the room, the bottom of the trousers just showing as the bang of the coat was disturbed by movement.
When he had waited some days in vain, he saw the Innkeeper dressed in a new and handsome coat and sitting before his door.
How read you that coat which hangs over yonder galley, Alleyne?