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gar·i·bal·di

 (găr′ə-bôl′dē)
n. pl. gar·i·bal·dis
1. A loose high-necked shirt styled after the red shirts worn by Garibaldi and his soldiers.
2. An orange damselfish (Hypsypops rubicundus) native to coastal marine waters of southern California and Baja Califonia.

[After Giuseppe Garibaldi.]

Garibaldi

(ˌɡærɪˈbɔːldɪ)
n
(Biography) Giuseppe (dʒuˈzɛppe). 1807–82, Italian patriot; a leader of the Risorgimento. He fought against the Austrians and French in Italy (1848–49; 1859) and, with 1000 volunteers, conquered Sicily and Naples for the emerging kingdom of Italy (1860)

garibaldi

(ˌɡærɪˈbɔːldɪ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's loose blouse with long sleeves popular in the 1860s, copied from the red flannel shirt worn by Garibaldi's soldiers
2. (Cookery) Brit a type of biscuit having a layer of currants in the centre

gar•i•bal•di

(ˌgær əˈbɔl di)

n., pl. -dis.
a loose-fitting blouse worn by women in the mid-19th century, made in imitation of the red shirts worn by the soldiers of Garibaldi.
[1860–65]

Gar•i•bal•di

(ˌgær əˈbɔl di)

n.
Giuseppe, 1807–82, Italian patriot and general.
Gar`i•bal′di•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garibaldi - Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)Garibaldi - Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)
2.garibaldi - a loose high-necked blouse with long sleeves; styled after the red flannel shirts worn by Garibaldi's soldiers
blouse - a top worn by women
References in classic literature ?
He was taciturn, and what Philip learnt about him he learnt from others: it appeared that he had fought with Garibaldi against the Pope, but had left Italy in disgust when it was clear that all his efforts for freedom, by which he meant the establishment of a republic, tended to no more than an exchange of yokes; he had been expelled from Geneva for it was not known what political offences.
Arrangements have been made to take on board at Leghorn a pilot for Caprera, and, if practicable, a call will be made there to visit the home of Garibaldi.
What can we expect, then, when we have only poor gallant blundering men like Kossuth, Garibaldi, Mazzini, and righteous causes which do not triumph in their hands--men who have holes enough in their armour, God knows, easy to be hit by respectabilities sitting in their lounging chairs, and having large balances at their bankers'?