bush jacket
noun Etymology: from its use in rough country Date: circa 1939 a long cotton jacket resembling a shirt and having four patch pockets and a belt

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  • bush jacket — ☆ bush jacket n. a belted, hip length jacket with buttoned patch pockets: also bush coat …   English World dictionary

  • bush jacket — bush′ jack et n. clo a belted shirtlike jacket, usu. with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from a coat worn in the African bush Also called safari jacket • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • bush jacket — a belted, hip length, shirtlike jacket, usually with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from the hunting coat customarily worn in the African bush. Also called bush coat, bush shirt, safari jacket. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • bush jacket — /ˈbʊʃ dʒækət/ (say boosh jakuht) noun 1. Also, safari jacket. a belted cotton jacket with buttoned pockets, often khaki in colour. 2. any protective jacket designed to be worn in the bush …   Australian English dictionary

  • bush jacket — noun a loose fitting jacket; resembles a shirt with four patch pockets and a belt (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑jacket …   Useful english dictionary

  • bush jacket — noun a safari jacket …   English new terms dictionary

  • bush shirt — bush′ shirt n. clo bush jacket • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • bush shirt — noun : bush jacket * * * 1. See bush jacket. 2. a shirt resembling a bush jacket; safari shirt. [1905 10] * * * bush shirt or bush jacket noun A cotton, etc garment with four patch pockets and a belt • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bush — 1. n. 1 a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length. 2 a thing resembling this, esp. a clump of hair or fur. 3 (esp. in Australia and Africa) a wild uncultivated district; woodland or forest. 4 hist. a bunch of ivy as a vintner s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bush — 1. n. 1 a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length. 2 a thing resembling this, esp. a clump of hair or fur. 3 (esp. in Australia and Africa) a wild uncultivated district; woodland or forest. 4 hist. a bunch of ivy as a vintner s… …   Useful english dictionary

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