pea jacketpea jacket
Origin of pea jacketaltered by folk etymology (infl. by pea) from Dutch pijjekker from pij, coarse, thick cloth + jekker, jacket from jak from Old French jaque: see jacket
See pea coat.
Origin of pea jacketProbably Early Modern English pee jacket of coarse cloth ( from Middle Dutch pij coarse woolen fabric, coarse woolen garment often worn by sailors ) ( of unknown origin ) jacket
(plural pea jackets)
- pea coat