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What is "Jacket" - Definition & Explanation

It is general at a hip length made to wear over other clothes rather as an external clothing. These are open in front and an inner lining is mostly used.
A jacket is a light coat.
A garment for the upper body usually having a front opening, collar, lapels, sleeves, and pockets.

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