shell jacket


Definition of shell jacket

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Then there was stuff like my shell jacket that was just off the rack in Pull&Bear in Dublin. Ruth Kinane,, "Dating Amber stars Fionn O'Shea and Lola Pettigrew on their queer Irish love story," 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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23 Nov 2020

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“Shell jacket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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