mackinaw jacket definition

  • noun:
    • a quick layer made from mackinaw fabric, a dense water-repellent wool. These coats had been favored by lumberjacks and outdoor lovers through the colder elements of the united states for much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They'd at minimum two breast pouches, though four forward pouches are normal. Mackinaw coats could be of every color, however the black and purple plaid "lumberjack" structure had been typical.

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