Definition of shell jacket in English:

shell jacket

Syllabification: shell jack·et

noun

An army officer’s tight-fitting undress jacket reaching to the waist.
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  • The South selected cadet gray as its official uniform color - in tribute to ‘the long gray line ‘at West Point - but the War Department could not begin to supply so many shell jackets and trousers.’

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