—v.ō"vur-kōt', ō'vur-kōt"), [key]
1. a coat worn over the ordinary indoor clothing, as in cold weather.
2. Also called overcoating. an added coating, as of paint, applied for protection.
to apply an additional coat of paint to (a surface).
a short story (1842) by Gogol.
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