Coat

Coat can refer to any one of the following:

  • Coat, a layer of a certain substance, usually paint.
  • Coat (animal), the natural fur coat of an animal.
  • Coat (clothing), an article of clothing for humans.
  • Coat (dog), the natural fur coat of a dog.
  • Coat of arms, a heraldic design used to identify a nation, city, family, or individual.
  • Dogcoat, an article of clothing for dogs.

Famous quotes containing the word coat:

    Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    We want some coat woven of elastic steel, stout as the first, and limber as the second. We want a ship in these billows we inhabit. An angular, dogmatic house would be rent to chips and splinters, in this storm of many elements. No, it must be tight, and fit to the form of man, to live at all; as a shell is the architecture of a house founded on the sea.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Commit a crime and the world is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and squirrel and mole.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)