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ragged jacket

noun, Newfoundland.
1.
a young seal that, having lost parts of its initially white fur, presents a parti-colored or piebald appearance.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for ragged jacket
  • At this stage it's known as a ragged jacket, its white fur molting away to reveal a gray coat.

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