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windjammer

a large merchant sailing ship
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He had scruffy mousy brown hair, spoke with a local accent and was wearing medium to dark blue jeans,white and brown trainers and a khaki windcheater jacket.
Wear cotton or any other fabric closest to your skin, and wear a windcheater above that to protect yourself from the wind.
Striding out in a dark windcheater and open-necked shirt, the PM was able to take in the park's colourful floral displays largely undisturbed by passersby, most of whom appeared to be foreign tourists.
Is it now safe to go out sailing and do I need to take a windcheater?
He was wearing a windcheater coat and a light-coloured peaked woollen hat.
Notice that the children are not all in school uniform but in a motley collection of outfits ranging from the Girl Guides to the ubiquitous zipper 'windcheater' of the early 1950s.
does the father host these enmities, snug in his own dear windcheater,
Back in May 2004, just prior to the European Union elections, the TD dressed a mannequin near St Stephen's Green in Dublin in a T-shirt saying "IRA - undefeated army", a black ski hat with the republican war cry "Tiocfaidh ar la" and crossed rifles as its logo, a windcheater with the same logo and a lapel pin based on the infamous south Armagh mock roadsign "Sniper at work".
Over the past five years, I've experimented with carrying two ultralight jackets while trekking in the Himalaya (a windcheater and also a waterproof, non breathable cagoule for dealing with occasional heavy showers); I've tested Gore-Tex alongside other waterproof/breathable fabrics in Scotland in winter; and I've dabbled with a cotton fabric called Ventile that was invented during the 1940s (see The world's first waterproof/ breathable fabric page 86).
On the front page between two color photographs of Campbell, in one dressed ordinarily in a baseball cap and windcheater with the caption below "Therapy: Naomi Outside Meeting," and in the other glamorously and only partially covered with what appeared to be strings of beads, was the headline "Naomi: I am a drug addict." The articles written by Polly Graham, who did not give evidence, were marked "exclusive."
Stavros is wearing unsprung sneakers, baggy old trousers and a windcheater. A little of the bulk round his middle would have to count as superfluous and he soon shows signs of being out of condition--signs he tries first to ignore, then to conceal.
Dressed in a grey knitted cap, black windcheater and trousers which looked as if they had been cut out of an old Turkish carpet.