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bush jacket

a belted, hip-length, shirtlike jacket, usually with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from the hunting coat customarily worn in the African bush.
Also called bush coat, bush shirt, safari jacket.
Origin of bush jacket
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "I'll show you," Homer said, stuffing extra clips in his bush jacket pockets.

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British Dictionary definitions for bush jacket

bush jacket

a casual jacket or shirt having four patch pockets and a belt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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