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Use for hooded pullover garments reaching to the thighs or knees made usually of skins or hides and worn by Arctic native peoples; may also be used for similar garments made of water-repellent or windproof fabric for sports or military wear, constructed as a jacket or as a pullover. For hooded pullover hip-length garments made of weather-resistant material often with zipper closure at neck and drawstring hem, use "anoraks."

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