/ow"teuhr wair'/, n.
1. garments, as raincoats or overcoats, worn over other clothing for warmth or protection outdoors; overclothes.
2. clothing, as dresses, sweaters, or suits, worn over undergarments.
[1925-30; OUTER + WEAR]

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