shell jacket

noun

Definition of shell jacket

1 : a short tight military jacket worn buttoned up the front

Examples of shell jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As with warmer temperatures, enclose the entire system in a waterproof-breathable shell jacket and pants. Outside Online, 4 Oct. 2021 Activator soft-shell jacket, which is on sale for the store's anniversary celebration for $49.83—that's half off the original price of $99.95! Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 27 May 2021 Different situations for different people, but all will benefit from a soft shell jacket. Outdoor Life, 16 Mar. 2021 Hunters need a soft shell jacket with several key features. Outdoor Life, 16 Mar. 2021 To get the full benefits of gear designed specifically for snowboarding as opposed to skiing, a mid-range shell jacket is a solid option. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 5 Mar. 2021 Then there was stuff like my shell jacket that was just off the rack in Pull&Bear in Dublin. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, 10 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of shell jacket

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of shell jacket was in 1840

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Last Updated

16 Jan 2022

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“Shell jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shell%20jacket. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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