I am an impoverished wretch the very gaberdine
I wear is borrowed from Reuben of Tadcaster.''
It is easy, then, in fancy, to people these silent canals with plumed gallants and fair ladies--with Shylocks in gaberdine
and sandals, venturing loans upon the rich argosies of Venetian commerce--with Othellos and Desdemonas, with Iagos and Roderigos--with noble fleets and victorious legions returning from the wars.
Mine eye catches at times a flash and sparkle among yonder houses which assuredly never came from shipman's jacket or the gaberdine
of a burgher."
He was an unshaven little man in a threadbare coat like a gaberdine
, with his feet in slippers, and I thought him a harmless fool.
As he toiled on before, with his palm upon the stair-rail, and his long black skirt, a very gaberdine
, overhanging each successive step, he might have been the leader in some pilgrimage of devotional ascent to a prophet's tomb.
He was old, and his woollen gaberdine
still reeked of the stinking artemisia of the mountain passes.
Founded by a 21-year-old draper's apprentice in Hampshire, Thomas Burberry invented a breathable waterproof fabric, gaberdine
| The uniform used to include a gaberdine
coat and a bowler hat.
Sally said: "She left Edith at work when she got married and later took up sewing again when she began to make Gaberdine
mackintoshes for the Retlaw's store, on New Street in Huddersfield.
Cosyfeet reports that sales of men's shoes have responded to a 25% range expansion in recent years, with customers now more frequently selecting different colours such as Tan shades, Gaberdine
and Oxblood over traditional black and brown, as well as having an eye for more characterful leather finishes such as nubuck.
In The Merchant of Venice, Shylock is anguished at being considered as lowly as a dog: "You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, And spit upon my Jewish gaberdine
," cries the moneylender.