from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A knitted jacket worn by women.


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  • He showered brandy-snaps on the children, and bought a polka-jacket for a shabby old woman.

    Australia Felix

  • Mexico: dark cloth polka-jacket, blue military trousers, with scarlet sash around his waist, and low-crowned, broad-brimmed hat upon his head.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse


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