pea jacket

pea jacket

noun \ˈpē-\

Definition of PEA JACKET

:  peacoat

Origin of PEA JACKET

by folk etymology from Dutch pijjekker, from pij, a kind of cloth + jekker jacket
First Known Use: 1721


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