What does Blackcoat mean?

Blackcoat meaning in General Dictionary

A clergyman familiarly so-called as a soldier is sometimes called a redcoat or a bluecoat

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  • A clergyman; -- familiarly so called, as a soldier is occasionally called a redcoat or a bluecoat.

Blackcoat meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A clergyman; -- familiarly so named, as a soldier may also be called a redcoat or a bluecoat.