pea jacket

noun
\ ˈpē- How to pronounce pea jacket (audio) \

Definition of pea jacket

First Known Use of pea jacket

1721, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pea jacket

by folk etymology from Dutch pijjekker, from pij, a kind of cloth + jekker jacket

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“Pea jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pea%20jacket. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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