mess jacket


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mess jacket

n.
A waist-length fitted jacket, worn chiefly as part of a uniform on formal occasions. Also called monkey jacket, shell jacket.

mess jacket

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back, worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners

mess′ jack`et


n.
a close-fitting, waist-length jacket worn by men esp. as part of a uniform.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.mess jacket - waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the backmess jacket - waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners
jacket - a short coat
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