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jerkin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
jerkinjer‧kin /ˈdʒɜːkɪn $ -ɜːr-/ noun [countable]  DCCa short jacket that covers your body but not your arms, worn in the past
Examples from the Corpus
jerkinOne was dressed in a dark blue jerkin and hose.Strap on your bodices, jerkins and breastplates.His jerkin was of red satin.A contemporary picture portrays Schmidt as a tall well-built man, full bearded, in jerkin and knee-length hose.Jenny, in a purple tweed skirt and a leather jerkin and black boots, stepped delicately inside.She tugged off his patterned trousers and the leather jerkin.Maeve ordered him to be stripped of his travel-stained jerkin and leggings.They flexed their claws on their medallions, up and down the zips of their jerkins.
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