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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a metal casing for a bullet.

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jacket

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

Retain single t in the extended forms jacketed, jacketing. See -t-, -tt-.

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jacket

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 48 words.

The notion of describing potatoes baked in their skins as jacket potatoes or potatoes in their jackets seems to date

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John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 48 words.

The notion of describing potatoes baked in their skins as jacket potatoes or potatoes in their jackets seems to date

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jacket

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 81 words.

1. The outer covering or surrounding of a process vessel or pipe. The jacket is used to contain a

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Jacket

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 52 words.

The word came into English from Old French jaquet. This was the term used for a short jacket worn

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Jacket

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

GB frequency 1881: 22 • Main GB location 1881: Cornwall; Kent

English: see Jackett.

Jacket, 1881 frequency.

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jacket

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 82 words.

[LME]

Jacket is from Old French jaquet, a diminutive of jaque, a word for a kind of tunic.

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Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

The notion of describing potatoes baked in their skins as jacket potatoes or potatoes in their jackets seems to date from the latter part of the nineteenth century. In Italy, the slightly...

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jacket <i>verb,</i>

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

meaning ‘to cover with a jacket’, has inflected forms jacketed, jacketing, with one t.

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jacket <i>verb</i>

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

meaning ‘to cover with a jacket’, has inflected forms jacketed, jacketing, with one t.

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