jirkinet

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jirkinet (plural jirkinets)

  1. An outer jacket or jerkin worn by women.
    • 1787, Burns, Robert, My Lord A-Hunting:
      My lady's gown, there's gairs upon't, / And gowden flowers sae rare upon't; / But Jenny's jimps and jirkinet, / My lord thinks meikle mair upon't.