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  • n. lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school


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  • Gornt saw the tall American come through the crowds and, for a moment, he envied him his lean, trim figure and the easy, careless dress — jeans, open-neck shirt, sports coat — and his obvious confidence.

    Noble House

  • Bob threw on a light khaki sports coat to cover the gun in Kydex and mags arrayed in clip holders along his backside.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • He wore a better sports coat than mine, sharply ironed gabardine trousers and brown shoes with boned toe caps I have referred already to my respect for well-polished shoes.

    the mission song

  • But Marvin pulled his suitcase down the street between the rows of dilapidated cottages toward Basin, his rumpled pale blue sports coat and coned straw hat and cowboy boots almost lost in the mauve-colored thickness of the evening.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • “You keep your ruby,” Longson said at last, as he reached into a pocket of his houndstooth sports coat and pulled out a folded $10 bill.

    One of a Kind


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