from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short, warm, double-breasted coat of heavy wool, worn especially by sailors. Also called pea coat.
Probably partial translation of Dutch pijjekker : pij, a kind of coarse cloth (from Middle Dutch pīe) + jekker, jacket.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.