jerkin

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noun jer·kin \ˈjər-kən\

Definition of jerkin

  1. :  a close-fitting hip-length usually sleeveless jacket

Origin and Etymology of jerkin

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1519


JERKIN Defined for English Language Learners

jerkin

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noun

Definition of jerkin for English Language Learners

  • : a type of short jacket that has no sleeves and that was worn in the past


JERKIN Defined for Kids

jerkin

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noun jer·kin \ˈjər-kən\

Definition of jerkin for Students

  1. :  a short sleeveless jacket



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