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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times.

Usage examples (34)
  • WOW, central america has nooo clue what "jerkin" is.
  • My jerkin is a doublet.
  • With unrobed jerkin; and their good dames handling
  • Steen: jerkin and cap, 1-1/2 yards; cape, 2 yards. for more
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  • Someone might eat a "gherkin" (a kind of pickle) while wearing a "jerkin" (a sleeveless jacket).
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