jerkin (n.) Old form(s): Ierkin
male upper garment, close-fitting jacket [often made of leather]
1H4 I.ii.42[Prince Hal to Falstaff] is not a buff jerkin a most sweet robe of durance?
2H4 II.ii.166[Poins to Prince Henry] Put on two leathern jerkins and aprons
2H4 II.iv.16[Will to Francis] they will put on two of our jerkins and aprons
MW I.iii.16[Falstaff to Bardolph] An old cloak makes a new jerkin
TC III.iii.265[] Thersites to Achilles, of opinion] A man may wear it on both sides, like a leather jerkin
Tem IV.i.236[Stephano to the tree] Mistress line, is not this my jerkin?
TG II.iv.19[Valentine to Thurio, in response to Thurio's 'how quote you my folly?'] I quote it in your jerkin. [Thurio] My jerkin is a doublet
TS III.ii.44[Biondello to all] Petruchio is coming in a new hat and an old jerkin
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