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peacoat

[pee-koht] /ˈpiˌkoʊt/
noun
Also, pea coat.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90, Americanism; pea (see pea jacket) + coat
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  • When a square peacoat was put over this lean silhouette, the look was contemporary.
British Dictionary definitions for peacoat

pea jacket

/ˈpiːˌkəʊt/
noun
1.
a sailor's short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool
Word Origin
C18: from Dutch pijjekker, from pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket
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