Eton jacket

noun a short black waist-length jacket that is pointed at the back, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College.

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  • Eton jacket — or Eton coat n. a black, waist length jacket with broad lapels, left open in front, as that worn by students at Eton College …   English World dictionary

  • Eton Jacket — This, as a modern costume, is short and is usually cut square at the hips. This type of jacket made of black broad cloth and worn with a wide stiff collar was originally used by boys of Eton College …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Eton jacket — 1. a boy s black waist length jacket with wide lapels and an open front, as worn by students at Eton College. 2. a similar short jacket worn by women. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eton jacket — /itn ˈdʒækət/ (say eetn jakuht) noun 1. a boy s short jacket reaching to the waist as worn by students at Eton College. 2. a similar short jacket worn by women …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eton jacket — E′ton jack′et n. clo a boy s black waist length jacket with wide lapels and an open front, orig. worn by students at Eton College • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Eton jacket — n. a short jacket reaching only to the waist, as formerly worn by pupils of Eton College …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eton jacket — noun Date: 1881 a short black jacket with long sleeves, wide lapels, and an open front …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eton coat — Eton jacket or Eton coat, 1. a short, black coat with broad lapels. The jacket comes to the waist and is not made to button. 2. a similar jacket worn by women and girls …   Useful english dictionary

  • eton-jakna — eton jàkna (izg. ìton jàkna) ž DEFINICIJA kratki blejzer s ravnim završetkom, ime je dobio po službenoj uniformi učenika koledža Eton ETIMOLOGIJA engl. Eton jacket …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Eton suit — noun An Eton jacket with matching waistcoat and trousers • • • Main Entry: ↑Eton …   Useful english dictionary

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