from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A kind of loose-fitting plaited jacket, having a loose belt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. loose-fitting single-breasted jacket
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He actually heard the wheezing and puffing of this person and recognized the form of locomotion practised by Mr. Phinn before the latter appeared wearing an old Norfolk jacket and tweed hat which, in addition to being stuck about with trout-fishing flies, had Mr. Phinn’s reading spectacles thrust through the band like an Irishman’s pipe.
The Norfolk jacket had just finished roaring, in a fine Dixie accent, that he didn't know wheah Ned Forrestuh wuz, an 'he didn't dam' well cayuh, neethuh, an 'if Forrestuh had jest waited till the flanks wuz covered they wouldn't ha' bin cotched like a nigguh with his pants down in the melon-patch, it was downright hoomiliatin '.
T.ere was a disconsolate chap in a green cap carrying a banner which he was plainly itching to throw away, a few stragglers and mules, Iwo minions carrying a picnic basket, and finally, flanked by a galloper with his arm in a bloody sling, and a noisy cove in a Norfolk jacket and gaiters, came a sedan chair, borne by perspiring coolies and containing Frederick T. Ward.