Shell-suit meaning

Alternative spelling of shell suit.
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A lightweight tracksuit consisting of a matching zip-front jacket and matching elasticated trousers, each having an outer nylon shell, often bearing panels and flashes of different colours, and inner cotton lining; popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s both as sportswear and as general leisurewear.
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Origin of shell-suit

  • shell, from the outer nylon shell of each part, and suit

    From Wiktionary