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jacket

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Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle French jaquet, diminutive of Old French jaque.

Noun

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Singular
jacket

Plural
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  1. A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.
  2. A piece of a person suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat ; coat (US)
  3. A removable or replaceable protective or insulating cover for an object (eg a book, hot water tank.)
  4. A police record.

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Verb

Infinitive
to jacket

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to jacket (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.
    • 1897, Alexander James Wallis-Tayler, Motor Cars Or Power-carriages for Common Roads
      ...to...prevent...the loss of heat...there is also a layer of silicate cotton or slag wool. This latter material is also employed to jacket the chimney for a certain portion of its length.

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