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flak jacket

n.
A bulletproof jacket or vest.

flak jacket

n
(Military) a reinforced sleeveless jacket for protection against gunfire or shrapnel worn by soldiers, policemen, etc

flak′ jack`et


n.
a protective vest. Also called flak′ vest`.
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