Usage examples for coats

  1. Owing to the militia that formed the front line flying at the sight of the red coats the Americans were obliged to give ground and make it a drawn battle- but the meeting was a sad one for Cornwallis. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. Till within a few years in Great Britain, as at the present day in Germany, their fondness for green coats amounted to a passion. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland