put on a/the wooden overcoat(redirected from puts on a wooden overcoat)
put on a/the wooden overcoat
dated slang To die. ("Wooden overcoat" refers to a coffin.) After he retired, he said he wanted to spend his time and money traveling the world before he put on the wooden overcoat. She'll be putting on a wooden overcoat soon if she doesn't start changing her diet and lifestyle.
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