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Norfolk jacket

noun

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


Norfolk jacket

noun

  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 History and Origins

Origin of Norfolk jacket1

1865–70; after Norfolk county in England

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Norfolk jacket1

C19: worn in Norfolk for duck shooting

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Example Sentences

One grey flannel suit of “Norfolk jacket” and trousers lasted for three trips, but at sea the blue colour answers.

He wore a Norfolk Jacket and knickerbockers, and his tanned boots were polished till they shone like glass.

He patted his Norfolk jacket and took his ground with his back to the gate.

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