gabardine gabardine  /ˈɡæ bər ˌdin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
  2. (n) (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
  3. (n) a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles

Usage(s):

  1. Bravo began Burberry's reinvention from a moribund English label known for gabardine raincoats when she took the helm in 1997.
  2. The model's wool gabardine dress from Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquire is complimented with a Laurier choker in strass and perle.
  3. In Belgrade's White Palace, Communist Tito, resplendent in a scarlet gold-braided marshal's uniform of grey gabardine, talked for nearly four hours to 125 correspondents.

News

  • Tuttle Avenue 'witch' has been celebrating for six decades

    WATSONVILLE — Shirley Ann Friend is known as the Witch of Tuttle Avenue, and she loves it. For nearly six decades, the lifelong Watsonville resident has been donning the same black wig, pointy black hat and long black gabardine coat, part of a costume she devised in 1955 along with her children.
    on November 1, 2013     Source: Register Pajaronian

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