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a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times

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Canst change thy robe for a jerkin once more at the Abbey, unless perchance you have a friend near at hand.
Why, you had scarce gone ere this loathly John came running back again, and, when I oped mouth to reproach him, he asked me whether it was indeed likely that a man of prayer would leave his own godly raiment in order to take a layman's jerkin.
The man in the leather jerkin shouldered him aside.
And many people preferred to see them alive, breathing, moving, elbowing each other in flesh and blood, in this Flemish embassy, in this Episcopal court, under the cardinal's robe, under Coppenole's jerkin, than painted, decked out, talking in verse, and, so to speak, stuffed beneath the yellow amid white tunics in which Gringoire had so ridiculously clothed them.
I might easily have stifled it with my coat, which I unfortunately left behind me for haste, and came away only in my leathern jerkin.
They will kill me if they find me in the coslupak; so will the Kro-lu if they come upon me before I have won my Kro-lu weapons and jerkin.
It is believed his jerkin may have got caught in the machinery and he choked to death.
Limited tenders are invited for purchase of leather jerkin.
RACHEL Stevens, in a revealing slinky jerkin, stole the show at last night's bash for FHM magazine's 100 sexiest women in the world awards.
So there'll be no turreted castle, no knights in shining armour, no round table and Arthur will wear a leather jerkin and woolly cloak.
He looked shabby in a pair of jogging bottoms and a sports jerkin, topped off with a baseball cap.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Winter Jerkin (Specification: Brand:J.
Quinn, sporting a natty tartan jerkin, dashed off to catch his plane South clutching a bottle of sponsors' Lang's whisky.
Peebles Jerkin Pintucan, who drew a first-round bye, will meet Muhammet Vaglar of Turkey in the second round of the men's -63kg.