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

  • n. See mess jacket.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an undress military jacket.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An undress military jacket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners


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