from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A loose greatcoat worn by people of elegance about 1740, in supposed imitation of the coarse coats of the poorer people; hence, any surtout or long outer garment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of coarse upper coat, or overcoat, formerly worn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A kind of coarse overcoat.


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wrap +‎ rascal


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  • A long, loose overcoat, mostly associated with the 18th century.

    December 16, 2007

  • I ask as it's colder and wetter

    If heat or more clothing is better?

    As per my last gas bill

    I'll buy a wraprascal

    To wind around me in my sweater.

    June 20, 2016