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A man's short lightweight jacket with a collar and a zipped front.
- ‘A classic Harrington jacket exactly as you remember it. This Warrior Harrington is cut to a slim pattern like the originals of the 60s and 70s.’
- ‘The Harrington is the classic short, zip fronted jacket for men. Our version features a flattering slimline cut, concealed zip fastening and concealed side pockets.’
From the name of Rodney Harrington, a character in the 1960s TV serial Peyton Place, who was associated with the garment.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.