Blue jacket
Jacket Jack"et, n. [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d {Jack}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. [1913 Webster]

2. An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mil.) In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and re["e]nforcing the tube in which the charge is fired. [1913 Webster]

4. A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; -- called also {cork jacket}. [1913 Webster]

{Blue jacket}. (Naut.) See under {Blue}.

{Steam jacket}, a space filled with steam between an inner and an outer cylinder, or between a casing and a receptacle, as a kettle.

{To dust one's jacket}, to give one a beating. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Blue — (bl[=u]), a. [Compar. {Bluer} (bl[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Bluest}.] [OE. bla, blo, blew, blue, livid, black, fr. Icel.bl[=a]r livid; akin to Dan. blaa blue, Sw. bl[*a], D. blauw, OHG. bl[=a]o, G. blau; but influenced in form by F. bleu, from OHG.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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