matchcoat

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EtymologyEdit

Anglicized version of an Algonquian word — compare Ojibwe majigoode ‎(dress) — with the spelling altered under the influence of the English words match and coat.

NounEdit

matchcoat ‎(plural matchcoats)

  1. A type of mantle made from fur, worn by some Native Americans.

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