Definition of Pea jacket

1. Noun. A sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket.

Exact synonyms: Peacoat
Generic synonyms: Jacket

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pea Jacket

pea-nut
pea-nuts
pea-shooter
pea-souper
pea-soupers
pea-time
pea-times
pea bean
pea coat
pea coats
pea crab
pea crabs
pea family
pea flour
pea green
pea jacket (current term)
pea patch
pea plant
pea pod
pea pods
pea shooter
pea soup
pea tree
pea weevil
peaberries
peaberry
peabird
peabody bird
peabrain
peabrains

Literary usage of Pea jacket

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

1. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"A pea jacket a Badge of Distinction. Town of Nukualofa. Dress of Tongan Women. Getting Fire by Friction. Deserted Plantations. Fruit-bats Feeding on Flowers ..."

2. A Tale of Two Oceans: A New Story by an Old Californian : an Account of a by Ezekiel I. Barra (1893)
"... soon came on deck with his English pea-jacket and his sou'wester on and trumpet in hand. He scanned the weather horizon for a minute and then told the ..."

3. A Narrative of Excursions, Voyages, and Travels, Performed at Different by George Rapelje (1834)
"together in a belt or holster right in front, with large white turbans on their heads, a long large pea jacket with sleeves, dark olive color, ..."

4. Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal: Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar by Sherard Osborn (1852)
"... pea jacket. 1 Cotton ditto. Welsh wig. 1 Waistcoat with sleeves, lined Seal-skin cap. with flannel. Beaver-skin mitts. 1 Drawers flannel. ..."

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