donkey jacket


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donkey jacket

n
(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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Thus a General Election, sooner rather than later; a fight to the death with the most inept Labour opposition since Michael Foot sold his donkey jacket.
This man wore a dark-coloured donkey jacket and also spoke with a local accent.
On his Soul Jam tour poster he's looking pretty mean in a donkey jacket and flat cap, as if he's about to clock in for the early morning shift at a Clydeside shipyard.
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
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.
L I V E R P O O L DAILY POST An independent newspaper Established in 1855 LDP IT'S impossible to imagine Tony Blair or David Cameron even possessing a "donkey jacket", let alone wearing one in the public eye.
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.