Another posts

sensorimotor area decadal definition dissector definition heald definition artificial satellite definition cotswold definition floating anchor pillar to post origin define size queen winnower definition scorpion grasses wailer definition pterodactyl etymology what is alluvial soil weiss beer definition visive definition guttate definition pterodactyl position soft tack watson and crick definition collinsia bicolor placable definition direct contrast run for an office hypotyposis definition epiploic definition primary rocks what does premonitory mean sorption examples intervolve definition loose woman definition didelphys definition



  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Reefing-jacket a pea-jacket
    • ***


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. reef, reef; Ice. rif, Dan. reb.


In literature:

He was buttoned to the chin in a reefing-jacket of iron-gray Irish frieze.
"The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories" by Mary Hallock Foote
He looked very handsome did our Claude, in his peaked cap, reefing-jacket of simple blue, and gilt buttons.
"In the Land of the Great Snow Bear" by Gordon Stables
Call the boys and we'll get the jib in the tricing jacket and the mains'l reefed before it hits us.
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace