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Definitions of gabardine

  1. a loose coverall ( coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  2. a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
  3. Alt. of Gaberdine
  4. A kind of coat or cloak for rainy weather. Also, gaberdine.
  5. A coarse frock or loose upper garment: a mean dress.
  6. A long cloak.
  7. A waterproof coat or cloth suited for making one.
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Usage examples for gabardine

  1. Even one under every gabardine; And there is a crowd of every degree: The urchins, all laughing with mirth and glee; And pipers and jangleurs might there be seen, And cummers and mummers in red and green, All cheery and merry and void of care, As if they were going to Rumbollow Fair. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  2. He was dressed as a native of the hills, in a long loose gabardine, with a cloth wound round his waist. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
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