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jacket

[ jak-it ]
/ ˈdʒæk ɪt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
to put a jacket on (someone or something).
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Origin of jacket

1425–75; late Middle English jaket<Middle French ja(c)quet, equivalent to jaquejack4 + -et-et

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British Dictionary definitions for jacket

jacket
/ (ˈdʒækɪt) /

noun
verb
(tr) to put a jacket on (someone or something)

Derived forms of jacket

jacketed, adjectivejacket-like, adjective

Word Origin for jacket

C15: from Old French jaquet short jacket, from jacque peasant, from proper name Jacques James
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Medical definitions for jacket

jacket
[ jăkĭt ]

n.
A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
An artificial crown of a tooth composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
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