lumber jacket

lumber jacket
Canadian Slang
A thick flannel jackeolett either red and black or green and black favoured by blue collar workers and heavy metal/grunge afficinados. This apparel is more commonly referred to as a mackinac (pron mackinaw). In parts of British Columbia, it is referred to as a doeskin.

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  • lumber jacket — noun (C) a thick wool jacket, often with a check 2 (5) pattern …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • lumberjack — ☆ lumberjack [lum′bər jak΄ ] n. 1. LOGGER 2. an earlier type of short, woolen or leather coat or jacket, of a kind worn by lumberjacks: also called lumber jacket …   English World dictionary

  • lumberjack — /lum beuhr jak /, n. 1. a person who works at lumbering; logger. 2. See lumber jacket. 3. Canadian. the gray jay. [1825 35; LUMBER1 + JACK1] * * * …   Universalium

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