rod (and float) n.
an overcoat .
|Dly Mirror 1 Sept. 10/3: ‘A rod’ is a shortening of ‘rod and float’ which is rhyming slang for overcoat.|
|(con. 1910–20s) Hell’s Kitchen 120: Rod ... overcoat.|
|Sharpe of the Flying Squad 332: rod : An overcoat or mackintosh.|
|Signs of Crime 199: Rod Overcoat.|