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A loose belted jacket with box pleats, typically made of tweed.
- ‘In his Norfolk jacket, breeks made from Glenturret's own tweed and yellow flashes in his socks, Alex Seldon is dressed for the part.’
- ‘He was wearing a buckled up sporting Norfolk jacket - the sort of thing you might wear to nip down to the pub on a grim November night, a polo neck sweater, a cardy, a cotton shirt, a vest and a regulation pair of trousers - and that was it.’
- ‘The early expeditioners, who climbed in Norfolk jackets and nailed boots, believed their only obstacle to conquering the mountain was getting at it.’
- ‘The children are there, too, poignant in their Norfolk jackets, sailor suits, and dropped-waist dresses.’
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