Entry from US English dictionary
A style of waist-length jacket worn by army personnel.
- Offstage, we were limited to wearing officer's uniforms comprised of battle jackets, skirts and caps.
- I was able to find my British issue battle jacket that I used to cover my feet at night for warmth.
- The Eisenhower jacket and the British battle jacket probably had a major impact on this fashion change.
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Syllabification: bat·tle jack·et
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