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pea jacket

, peacoat  
      n   a sailor's short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool  
     (C18: from Dutch pijjekker, from pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket)  
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1    a short coat, esp. one that is hip-length and has a front opening and sleeves  
2    something that resembles this or is designed to be worn around the upper part of the body  
a life jacket     
3    any exterior covering or casing, such as the insulating cover of a boiler  
4    the part of the cylinder block of an internal-combustion engine that encloses the coolant  
5       See       dust jacket  
a    the skin of a baked potato  
b    (as modifier)  
jacket potatoes     
7    a metal casing used in certain types of ammunition  
8      (U.S.)   a cover to protect a gramophone record,   (Brit. name)    sleeve  
9      (Chiefly U.S.)   a folder or envelope to hold documents  
10    tr   to put a jacket on (someone or something)  
     (C15: from Old French jaquet short jacket, from jacque peasant, from proper name Jacques James)  
  jacketed      adj  
  jacket-like      adj  

air jacket  
1    an air-filled envelope or compartment surrounding a machine or part to reduce the rate at which heat is transferred to or from it  
   Compare       water jacket  
2       a less common name for       life jacket  
Barbour jacket   , Barbour  
      n   Trademark   a hard-wearing waterproof waxed jacket  
bed jacket  
      n   a woman's short upper garment worn over a nightgown when sitting up in bed  
biker jacket  
      n   a short, close-fitting leather jacket with zips and studs, often worn by motorcyclists  
bomber jacket  
      n   a short jacket finishing at the waist with an elasticated band, usually having a zip front and cuffed sleeves  
bush jacket   , shirt  
      n   a casual jacket or shirt having four patch pockets and a belt  
dinner jacket  
      n   a man's semiformal evening jacket without tails, usually black with a silk facing over the collar and lapels,   (Abbrevs.)    DJ, dj     (U.S. and Canadian name)    tuxedo  
donkey jacket  
      n   a hip-length jacket usually made of a thick navy fabric with a waterproof panel across the shoulders  
dust jacket   , cover  
      n   a removable paper cover used to protect a bound book,   (Also called)    book jacket, jacket  
Eton jacket  
      n   a waist-length jacket with a V-shaped back, open in front, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College  
flak jacket  
      n   a reinforced sleeveless jacket for protection against gunfire or shrapnel worn by soldiers, policemen, etc.  
hacking jacket   , coat  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a riding jacket with side or back vents and slanting pockets  
life jacket  
      n   an inflatable sleeveless jacket worn to keep a person afloat when in danger of drowning  
mess jacket  
      n   a waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back, worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners  
monkey jacket  
      n   a short close-fitting jacket, esp. a waist-length jacket similar to a mess jacket  
Norfolk jacket  
      n   a man's single-breasted belted jacket with one or two chest pockets and a box pleat down the back  
     (C19: worn in Norfolk for duck shooting)  
pea jacket   , peacoat  
      n   a sailor's short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool  
     (C18: from Dutch pijjekker, from pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket)  
reefing jacket  
      n   a man's short double-breasted jacket of sturdy wool,   (Also called)    reefer  
safari jacket  
      n      another name for       bush jacket  
shell jacket  
      n   an army officer's waist-length mess jacket  
smoking jacket  
      n   a man's comfortable jacket of velvet, etc., closed by a tie belt or fastenings, worn at home  
     (so called because it was formerly worn for smoking)  
sports jacket  
      n   a man's informal jacket, made esp. of tweed: worn with trousers of different material,   (Also called (U.S., Austral., and N.Z.))    sports coat  
steam jacket  
      n     (Engineering)   a jacket containing steam that surrounds and heats a cylinder  
water jacket  
      n   a water-filled envelope or container surrounding a machine, engine, or part for cooling purposes, esp. the casing around the cylinder block of a pump or internal-combustion engine  
   Compare       air jacket  
yellow jacket  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   any of several social wasps of the genus Vespa, having yellow markings on the body  

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case, casing, coat, covering, envelope, folder, sheath, skin, wrapper, wrapping  

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