turnout gear
 n.— «There’s a picture in the Jefferson County Leader newspaper identifying Cronin as wearing a heavy firefighter’s coat and helping set up a temporary hazardous materials bath. Cronin denies he was in the picture, but others in the photo say he was there dressed in what’s known as “turnout gear.”» —“Ambulance District Head Still Receiving Disability Payments From Previous Job” by Mike Owens KSDK-TV (St. Lous, Missouri) Mar. 14, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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