- a boy's black waist-length jacket with wide lapels and an open front, as worn by students at Eton College.
- a similar short jacket worn by women.
Origin of Eton jacket
First recorded in 1880–85
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You were a little shaver in an Eton-jacket and round collar.The Gateless Barrier
- a waist-length jacket with a V-shaped back, open in front, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College
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