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

  • n. See pea jacket.

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  • n. A coat of heavy, navy-coloured wool, originally worn by sailors of European navies.

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  • A pea coat (or pea jacket, pilot jacket) is an outer coat, generally of a navy-colored heavy wool, originally worn by sailors of European navies. Pea coats are characterized by broad lapels, double-breasted fronts, often large wooden buttons, and vertical or slash pockets. Although it first appeared in the early 18th century, modern renditions still maintain the original design and composition.
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    February 3, 2008