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gab·er·dine

 (găb′ər-dēn′, găb′ər-dēn′)
n.
1. A long, coarse cloak or frock worn especially by Jews during the Middle Ages. Also called gabardine.
2. Chiefly British A laborer's long loose smock.
3. See gabardine.

[Obsolete French gauvardine, from Old French galvardine, perhaps from Middle High German wallevart, pilgrimage : wallen, to roam (from Old High German wallōn; see wel- in Indo-European roots) + vart, journey (from Old High German, from faran, to go; see per- in Indo-European roots).]

gaberdine

(ˈɡæbəˌdiːn; ˌɡæbəˈdiːn)
n
(Textiles) a variant spelling of gabardine

gab•er•dine

(ˈgæb ərˌdin, ˌgæb ərˈdin)

n.
1. Also, gabardine. a long, loose coat or frock for men, worn in the Middle Ages, esp. by Jews.
[1510–20; < Middle French gauvardine, gallevardine < Sp gabardina]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gaberdine - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the anklesgaberdine - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
coverall - a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
Translations

gaberdine

[ˌgæbəˈdiːn] N (= cloth, raincoat) → gabardina f

gaberdine

[ˌgæbəˈdiːn] n (material) → gabardine m; (coat) → (soprabito di) gabardine