Webster 1913 Edition
jaquette, dim. of
jaque. See 3d
A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.
An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc.
In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reënforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; – called also
a space filled with steam between an inner and an outer cylinder, or between a casing and a receptacle, as a kettle.–
To dust one’s jacket,
to give one a beating.
To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.
To thrash; to beat.
Webster 1828 Edition