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Re: Great coats off

Posted by RRC on October 06, 2008 at 13:04

In Reply to: Great coats off posted by Jeff Hanley on October 06, 2008 at 07:33:

: I wish to know the meaning and origin of the term "Great coats off" please.

A great coat is a heavy overcoat. The men were playing in the snow with their great coats off. They had taken off their overcoats.