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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jerkin  \Jer"kin\,  n.  [Dim.  of  D.  jurk  a  frock.] 
  A  jacket  or  short  coat;  a  close  waistcoat.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jerkin  \Jer"kin\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  male  gyrfalcon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jerkin 
  n  :  a  tight  sleeveless  and  collarless  jacket  (often  made  of 
  leather)  worn  by  men  in  former  times 




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