Soon a monkey-jacket mounted the side, and was beset by the captain and cabin people for news.
The fellow took a firm grip of my monkey-jacket, and I made for the door.
Pete was still in his stocking cap and Wellington boots, but he had a monkey-jacket over his blue guernsey.
Having laid himself on his bunk, Farnborough drew an envelope from the inside breast-coat pocket of his monkey-jacket.
Underneath his great-coat he wore his monkey-jacket, three sweaters, and a muffler.
"I shall be quite willing, I am sure," said the man in the monkey-jacket with imperturbable effrontery.
[fr the fact that monkey was a nautical term for anything small, in this case a short, informal jacket as distinct from a formal frock coat; monkey jackets are also the traditional garb of an organ grinder's monkey]