Parkee
Parka Par"ka, Parkee Par"kee, n. [Russ. parka, parki, dim. of para a pair, fr. G. paar, L. par. Cf. {Pair}.] 1. An outer garment made of the skins of birds or mammals, worn by Eskimos, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A coat with a fur lining and a hood, used for protection in very cold weather. [PJC.]

3. Hence: Any of a variety of jackets with attached hoods, usually of very warm or waterproof construction so as to provide protection from cold or rainy weather. [PJC.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Parka — Par ka, Parkee Par kee, n. [Russ. parka, parki, dim. of para a pair, fr. G. paar, L. par. Cf. {Pair}.] 1. An outer garment made of the skins of birds or mammals, worn by Eskimos, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A coat with a fur lining and a hood,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Harp in the South — is a novel (ISBN 0 14 010456 9) by New Zealand born Australian author Ruth Park. Published in 1948, it portrays the life of a Catholic Irish Australian family living in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills, which was at that time (post World War II)… …   Wikipedia

  • Poor Man's Orange — is a novel (ISBN 0 312 00054 5) by New Zealand born Australian author Ruth Park. Published in 1949, the book is the sequel to The Harp in the South and continues the story of the Darcy family, living in the Surry Hills area of… …   Wikipedia

  • Marking Time — For other uses, see Marking Time (disambiguation). Marking Time Genre Drama Created by John Doyle Starring Abe Forsythe Bojana Novakovic Geoff Morrell Elena Carapetis …   Wikipedia

  • mukluk — noun /ˈmʌklʌk,ˈməklək/ a) A soft knee high boot of sealskin or reindeer skin, originally worn by Inuit and Yupik. Her parkee, made of Caribou, it is a lovely fit, / And shes all right from muck a luck unto her dainty mit. / This lovely Klooch is… …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”