Meaning of side-coat in English:

side-coat

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪdkəʊt/

noun

Scottish, British, Midlands English
  • 1dialect, historical A long coat; a greatcoat.

  • 2dialect, historical, rare A long garment worn by children; (also) a long garment traditionally worn by a jester, court fool, etc. Frequently in plural. Compare longcoat .

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Wycliffite Bible (early version). From side + coat.