pea coat

Etymology: pea (as in pea jacket) + coat

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pea coat,
= pea jacket. (Cf.pea jacket)

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ˈpea coat 8 [pea coat] (also ˈpea jacket ; ) noun (NAmE)
a type of thick short coat

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pea coat — noun A coat of heavy, navy coloured wool, originally worn by sailors of European navies. Syn: pea jacket …   Wiktionary

  • pea coat — noun another term for pea jacket …   English new terms dictionary

  • pea coat — /pi ˈkoʊt/ (say pee koht) noun → pea jacket (def. 2). Also, peacoat …   Australian English dictionary

  • pea-coat — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea jacket — noun a sailor s heavy woolen double breasted jacket • Syn: ↑peacoat • Hypernyms: ↑jacket * * * ˈpea coat 8 [pea coat] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea jacket — 1. a short coat of thick wool, usually double breasted and navy in color, worn by seamen, fishermen, etc. 2. a jacket or short coat styled like this, worn by adults and children. Also called peacoat, pea coat. [1715 25, Amer.; pea, var. sp. of… …   Universalium

  • Coat (clothing) — For other uses, see Coat (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Overcoat, a garment meant solely as an outer garment. A coat is a long garment worn by both men and women,[1] for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and are open …   Wikipedia

  • pea jacket — /ˈpi dʒækət/ (say pee jakuht) noun 1. a short coat of thick woollen navy coloured cloth worn especially by sailors. 2. Also, pea coat. a similar garment worn by men and later by women, with broad lapels, double breasted front, large buttons, and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pea jacket — pea′ jack et n. 1) clo a short, double breasted coat of navy blue wool, worn by seamen 2) clo any jacket or short coat resembling this Also called peacoat Etymology: 1715–25, amer.; pea, var. sp. of pay, pee, pie coat of coarse woolen cloth (late …   From formal English to slang

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