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1. A sturdy, tightly woven fabric of cotton, wool, or rayon twill. Also called gaberdine.
2. See gaberdine.
3. Chiefly British A laborer's long loose smock; a gaberdine.
[Alteration of gaberdine.]
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gabardine(ˈɡæbəˌdiːn; ˌɡæbəˈdiːn) or
1. (Textiles) a twill-weave worsted, cotton, or spun-rayon fabric
2. (Clothing & Fashion) an ankle-length loose coat or frock worn by men, esp by Jews, in the Middle Ages
3. (Clothing & Fashion) any of various other garments made of gabardine, esp a child's raincoat
[C16: from Old French gauvardine pilgrim's garment, from Middle High German wallewart pilgrimage; related to Spanish gabardina]
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gab•ar•dine(ˈgæb ərˌdin, ˌgæb ərˈdin)
1. Also, gaberdine. a firm, tightly woven fabric of worsted, cotton, or other fiber, with a twill weave.
[1510–20; sp. variant of gaberdine]
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|Noun||1.||gabardine - a firm durable fabric with a twill weave|
|2.||gabardine - (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth|
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
|3.||gabardine - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles|
coverall - a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
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modif [coat, skirt] → en gabardine
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n → Gabardine m
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