jerkin(redirected from jerkins)
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1. A close-fitting, hip-length, collarless jacket having no sleeves but often extended shoulders, belted and worn over a doublet by men especially in the 1500s.
2. A short, close-fitting, often sleeveless coat or jacket, usually of leather.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sleeveless and collarless short jacket worn by men or women
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a man's sleeveless and collarless fitted jacket, often made of leather, worn in the 16th and 17th centuries
[C16: of unknown origin]
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a close-fitting jacket or short coat, usu. sleeveless, often of leather.
[1510–20; orig. uncertain]
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jerkin[ˈdʒɜːkɪn] N → chaleco m
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jerkin[ˈdʒɜːkɪn] n → gilè m inv
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