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Meaning of GABARDINE

Pronunciation:  'gabur`deen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  2. [n]  (usually in the plural) trousers
  3. [n]  a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
 

GABARDINE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: dust coat, duster, flannel, gaberdine, smock, tweed, white
 
 See Also: cloth, coverall, fabric, material, pants, textile, trousers

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gab`ar*dine"\, Gaberdine \Gab`er*dine"\, n. [Sp.
gabardina; cf. It. gavardina, OF. galvardine, calvardine,
gavardine, galeverdine; perh. akin to Sp. & OF. gaban a sort
of cloak or coat for rainy weather, F. caban great coat with
a hood and sleeves, It. gabbano and perh. to E. cabin.]
A coarse frock or loose upper garment formerly worn by Jews;
a mean dress. --Shak.

 

 

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