Eton jacket


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Eton jacket

n.
A waist-length, traditionally black jacket that has wide lapels and is cut square at the hips.

[After Eton College, England.]

Eton jacket

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a waist-length jacket with a V-shaped back, open in front, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College

E′ton jack′et


n.
a boy's black waist-length jacket with wide lapels and an open front, orig. worn by students at Eton College.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.Eton jacket - a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottomEton jacket - a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottom
jacket - a short coat
References in classic literature ?
He had dressed himself fully, before going off, in his usual school suit of black Eton jacket and dark gray trousers.