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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bulletproof jacket or vest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A special piece of clothing worn by soldiers to protect them from shrapnel and grenade fragments, other non-direct fire and battlefield debris. Sometimes used informally to connotate any of the various forms of a bullet-proof vest.

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