Blazer



something that blazes or shines brightly.
a sports jacket, usually a solid color or striped, having metal buttons and sometimes an insignia on the breast pocket, as one worn by a member of a club, school, or the like.
a small cooking apparatus using as its source of heat a spirit lamp, hot coals, etc., used especially for preparing food at the table or outdoors.
Contemporary Examples

The Astor Circus Ralph Gardner, Jr. May 21, 2009
The Helen Gurley Brown I Knew John Searles August 14, 2012
Neuro Smackdown: Scientists Debate How to Solve the Mystery of the Brain Casey Schwartz April 3, 2012
The Star Pundits of YouTube Randi Zuckerberg October 7, 2008
Justin Timberlake Closes Out SXSW in Style at Myspace Bash Marlow Stern March 16, 2013

Historical Examples

Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties Janet McKenzie Hill
Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed
Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties Janet McKenzie Hill
The White Invaders Raymond King Cummings
Trading Jeff and his Dog James Arthur Kjelgaard

noun
a fairly lightweight jacket, often striped or in the colours of a sports club, school, etc
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