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lumber jacket

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noun

a short, straight, wool plaid jacket or coat, for informal wear, usually belted and having patch pockets.

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Also called lumberjack.

Origin of lumber jacket

An Americanism dating back to 1935–45
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British Dictionary definitions for lumber jacket

lumberjacket
/ (ˈlʌmbəˌdʒækɪt) /

noun

a boldly coloured, usually checked jacket in warm cloth, as worn by lumberjacksUS name: lumberjack
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