a short coat of thick wool, usually double-breasted and navy in color, worn by seamen, fishermen, etc.
a jacket or short coat styled like this, worn by adults and children.
- Also called peacoat, pea coat.
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How to use pea jacket in a sentence
Their patched pea-jacket and breeches have been their elders' before them.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
"I want to say my say," said a short man in a pea-jacket,—a retired San Francisco pilot, named Eldridge.Eli | Heman White Chaplin
I was warmly clad when we struck, having my thick oil-skin over my pea-jacket, but I felt a bit cold.A Chapter of Adventures | G. A. Henty
He hesitated a moment, tossed the pea jacket back on the settee and sat down once more.Cap'n Eri | Joseph Crosby Lincoln
He buttoned his pea-jacket, and set his hat firmly on his head.The Skipper and the Skipped | Holman Day
British Dictionary definitions for pea jacket
a sailor's short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool
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