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What the tough old bird is wearing?


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'what the' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this definition defines the answer.

'tough old bird is wearing?' is the wordplay.
'tough old bird' becomes 'boiler' (I've seen this before).
'is wearing?' becomes 'suit' (I am not sure about this - if you are sure you should believe this answer much more).

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(Another definition for boilersuit that I've seen is " Overalls".)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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