Definitions

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.

Etymologies

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

Probably partial translation of Dutch pijjekker : pij, a kind of coarse cloth (from Middle Dutch pīe) + jekker, jacket.

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