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pea-jacketn. [Prob. fr. D. pij, pije, a coat of a coarse woolen stuff.].
     A thick loose double-breasted woolen jacket, or coat, commonly worn by sailors in cold weather.  [1913 Webster]


pea-jacket, n. a sailor's short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth.

prob. f. Du. pijjakker f. pij coat of coarse cloth + jekker jacket: assim. to JACKET

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