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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pea′ jack`et(n.)

  1. a short, double-breasted coat of navy-blue wool, worn by seamen.

    Category: Clothing

  2. any jacket or short coat resembling this.

    Category: Clothing

    Ref: Also called peacoat.

Origin of pea jacket:

1715–25, Amer.; pea, var. sp. of pay, pee, pie coat of coarse woolen cloth (late ME pee, pey, pie; akin to D pij, dial. Fris pey, dial. Sw paje); perh. modeled on Fris (N Fris) pijekkat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pea jacket, peacoat(noun)

    a sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket

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