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pea jacket

Saltos de línea: pea jacket
(also pea coat)

Definición de pea jacket en inglés:

sustantivo

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors.
Example sentences
  • Don it with just about any type of outerwear: a leather jacket, a pea coat, and most definitely a parka.
  • I hide the purple pea coat under my wet yellow raincoat, dash back into the restaurant, go straight for the ladies room.
  • The man was holding a piece of paper and a valise, wearing a large black hat and a pea coat.

Origen

early 18th century: probably from Dutch pijjakker, from pij 'coat of coarse cloth' + jekker 'jacket'. The change in the ending was due to association with jacket.

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