peacoat

[pee-koht]
noun
Also, pea coat.


Origin:
1780–90, Americanism; pea (see pea jacket) + coat

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pea jacket or peacoat (ˈpiːˌkəʊt)
 
n
a sailor's short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool
 
[C18: from Dutch pijjekker, from pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket]
 
peacoat or peacoat
 
n
 
[C18: from Dutch pijjekker, from pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket]

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When a square peacoat was put over this lean silhouette, the look was contemporary.
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