covert-coat

A coat suitable for wearing while shooting game, usually with a neutral colour and windproof or waterproof qualities.

Meanwhile Raffles rejoined me, with a covert-coat over his blazer, and a soft felt hat set carelessly on the curly head he shook with a smile as I passed him the decanter.


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