mess jacket

noun

: a fitted waist-length man's jacket worn especially as part of a dress uniform

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mess jacket was in 1863

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“Mess jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mess%20jacket. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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