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Eton jacket

  1. a boy's black waist-length jacket with wide lapels and an open front, as worn by students at Eton College.
  2. a similar short jacket worn by women.
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Origin of Eton jacket

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples of eton jacket

  • You were a little shaver in an Eton-jacket and round collar.

    The Gateless Barrier

    Lucas Malet

British Dictionary definitions for eton jacket

Eton jacket

  1. a waist-length jacket with a V-shaped back, open in front, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College
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