reefing jacket

  1. a man's short double-breasted jacket of sturdy wool: Also called: reefer

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How to use reefing jacket in a sentence

  • He was buttoned to the chin in a reefing-jacket of iron-gray Irish frieze.

  • “And so is mine,” cried Eric, exhibiting the elbows of his reefing jacket, in which a couple of large holes showed themselves.

    Fritz and Eric | John Conroy Hutcheson