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Definition of jerkin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jerkin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɜːkɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɜːrkɪn//
 
 
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a short jacket without sleeves, especially one worn by men in the past Word Origin early 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jerkin