noun Etymology: Balmacaan, estate near Inverness, Scotland Date: 1919 a loose single-breasted overcoat usually having raglan sleeves and a short turnover collar

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  • balmacaan — bal•ma•caan [[t]ˌbæl məˈkæn, ˈkɑn[/t]] n. clo a loose fitting, somewhat flared, single breasted overcoat, often of tweed and with raglan sleeves • Etymology: 1915–20; after Balmacaan near Inverness, Scotland …   From formal English to slang

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  • balmacaan — noun A loose overcoat of a certain type, with raglan sleeves …   Wiktionary

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