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jacket

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CIDE DICTIONARY

jacketn. [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d Jack, n.].
  •  A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reënforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; -- called also cork jacket.  [1913 Webster]
Blue jacket. (Naut.) See under Blue. -- Steam jacket, a space filled with steam between an inner and an outer cylinder, or between a casing and a receptacle, as a kettle. -- To dust one's jacket, to give one a beating. [Colloq.]
jacketv. t. 
  •  To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To thrash; to beat.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jacket, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a sleeved short outer garment. b a thing worn esp. round the torso for protection or support (life-jacket).
2 a casing or covering, e.g. as insulation round a boiler.
3 = dust-jacket.
4 the skin of a potato, esp. when baked whole.
5 an animal's coat.
--v.tr. (jacketed, jacketing) cover with a jacket.

Idiom
jacket potato a baked potato served with the skin on.
Etymology
ME f. OF ja(c)quet dimin. of jaque JACK(2)

THESAURUS

jacket

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