Definition of Mess jacket

1. Noun. Waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners.

Exact synonyms: Monkey Jacket, Shell Jacket
Generic synonyms: Jacket

Definition of Mess jacket

1. Noun. A double-breasted jacket, part of mess kit. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mess Jacket

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mess about
mess dress
mess hall
mess halls
mess jacket (current term)
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mess kit
mess kits
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mess tent
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message coupling
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Literary usage of Mess jacket

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Orders & Societies and Their Decorations: The Objects of the by Jennings Hood, Charles James Young (1917)
"The Medal of Honor will be worn on occasions of ceremony whenever the full-dress uniform, the special evening dress, or the mess jacket is worn. ..."

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