a short coat of thick wool, usually double-breasted and navy in color, worn by seamen, fishermen, etc.
a jacket or short coat styled like this, worn by adults and children.
a sailor’s short heavy double-breasted overcoat of navy wool
1721, loan-translation of North Frisian pijekkat, from Dutch pijjekker, from pij “coarse woolen cloth” + jekker “jacket.” Middle English had pee “coat of coarse, thick wool” (late 15c.). Related: Pea-coat.
[peek] /pik/ noun 1. the pointed top of a mountain or ridge. 2. a mountain with a pointed summit. 3. the pointed top of anything. 4. the highest or most important point or level: the peak of her political career. 5. the maximum point, degree, or volume of anything: Oil prices reached their peak last […]
- Peak district
noun 1. a region of N central England, mainly in N Derbyshire at the S end of the Pennines: consists of moors in the north and a central limestone plateau; many caves. Highest point: 727 m (2088 ft)
/piːk/ noun 1. Mervyn. 1911–68, English novelist, poet, and illustrator. In his trilogy Gormenghast (1946–59), he creates, with vivid imagination, a grotesque Gothic world
[peekt, pee-kid] /pikt, ˈpi kɪd/ adjective 1. having a : a peaked cap. [pee-kid] /ˈpi kɪd/ adjective 1. pale and drawn in appearance so as to suggest illness or stress; wan and sickly. [peek] /pik/ noun 1. the pointed top of a mountain or ridge. 2. a mountain with a pointed summit. 3. the pointed […]