Pea-coat meaning

pēkōt
A short, warm, double-breasted coat of heavy wool, traditionally worn by sailors.
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A hip-length, double-breasted coat of heavy woolen cloth, worn originally by seamen.
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(nautical) A coat of heavy, navy-coloured wool, originally worn by sailors of European navies.
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Origin of pea-coat

  • pea (as in pea jacket) coat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition