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Norfolk jacket

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  1. a loosely belted single-breasted jacket, with box pleats in front and back.
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Origin of Norfolk jacket

1865–70; after Norfolk county in England
Also called Norfolk coat.
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British Dictionary definitions for norfolk jacket

Norfolk jacket

  1. a man's single-breasted belted jacket with one or two chest pockets and a box pleat down the back
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Word Origin

C19: worn in Norfolk for duck shooting
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