donkey jacket


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donkey jacket

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(Clothing & Fashion) a hip-length jacket usually made of a thick navy fabric with a waterproof panel across the shoulders
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Noun1.donkey jacket - a short thick jacket; often worn by workmen
jacket - a short coat
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donkey jacket

ngiaccone m pesante
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Along with his donkey Jacket (complete with white or orange strip on the back, dad would proudly sport his new 'jeans', which were to prove so inspirational to the aforementioned designer.
It was that of a Llandudno man, Bill Oliver, who, as soon as he heard the news on the radio threw a shovel, a donkey jacket, and some work boots into his car and drove down to South Wales to add his efforts to the rescue operation.
It reached a climax, of course, in his alleged donkey jacket (in fact a new short overcoat bought by wife Jill) at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday in 1981 when even Labour MPs condemned him for looking like an "unemployed navvy".
Iwan waited with his butties, stoic in his donkey jacket and helmet.
Tours in the UK and Europe followed and in 2011 they came up with the second album, Donkey Jacket, featuring a guest appearance on harmonica by Aled's one-time teacher Ned Edwards, who's worked
A couple of final points before I dig out my donkey jacket and head for the nearest picket line.
Anyway, he had just broken off his preaching to chat to a slightly stooped busker in a donkey jacket and a black fisherman's pullover, whose long fingers held a fine-looking guitar.
Froggitt was determined to improve his lot in life and would carry a copy of The Times newspaper in the pocket of his donkey jacket - although he was rarely seen reading it.
Coun Nellist said: "The loss of the 1983 election had nothing to do with a donkey jacket at the Cenotaph.
He wore a red and white scarf, studded with pin badges, over a donkey jacket.
Pole-vaulter Ludmila Lassan-ovleft for work one morning in a pretty, floral dress humming Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and came home in a donkey jacket insisting everyone called her Sergei.
Labour spin doctors must have cried when Culture Minister Tessa Jowell turned up in her anorak, reminding us all of Michael Foot's donkey jacket.