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Claw hammer coat

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Claw hammer coat a dress coat of the swallowtail pattern.
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Usage

In literature:

Exchanging the claw-hammer for his office coat, Burns went out by way of the French window to the rear of the house.
"Red Pepper Burns" by Grace S. Richmond
We defer to her here precisely as we wear claw-hammer coats and low-neck dresses.
"The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig" by David Graham Phillips
The master wore a frock coat, but the servant was dressed in a "claw-hammer," and looked like a first-class waiter.
"Fighting for the Right" by Oliver Optic
Drusilla afterward described it as a claw-hammer coat, velveteen knickerbockers, and silver buckles on his shoes.
"Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country" by Joel Chandler Harris
The tails of his claw-hammer coat drag on the ground, and the black dress trousers wrinkle up and get baggy around his feet.
"Harper's Young People, September 28, 1880" by Various
While Watkins held up the lid the thief tore off his claw-hammer coat and stuffed that down into the chest.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
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