One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he had been a don at Oxford’
university teacher, lecturer, university lecturer, fellow, professor, reader, lector, college tutor, academic, scholar
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1‘he donned a heavy overcoat’
put on, get dressed in, dress in, dress oneself in, pull on, climb into, get into, fling on, throw on, slip into, slip on, change into, rig oneself out in, clothe oneself in, array oneself in, deck oneself out in, accoutre oneself in, put round one's shoulders, put on one's head
informal tog oneself out in, tog oneself up in, doll oneself up in, pour oneself into
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