What does gabardine mean?

Definitions for gabardine
ˈgæb ərˌdin, ˌgæb ərˈdingabar·dine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gabardinenoun

    a firm durable fabric with a twill weave

  2. flannel, gabardine, tweed, whitenoun

    (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

  3. duster, gaberdine, gabardine, smock, dust coatnoun

    a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles


  1. gabardinenoun

    A type of woolen cloth with a diagonal ribbed texture on one side.

    The merchant found gabardines with finer ribs sold better here

  2. gabardinenoun

    A similar fabric, made from cotton

  3. gabardinenoun

    A gaberdine (garment)

  4. gabardinenoun

    A yellow robe that Jews in England were compelled to wear in the year 1189 as a mark of distinction

  5. Etymology: Recorded since 1904, altering the earlier gaberdine "long, coarse outer garment" (since 1520), from gabardina (perhaps influenced by gabán "overcoat" and tabardina "coarse coat"), from galverdine, itself probably from (Old or Middle) High German wallevart "pilgrimage," in the sense of "pilgrim's cloak" (from wallen 'to ambulate' + vart 'journey')

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gabardinenoun

    A coarse frock; any mean dress.

    Etymology: gavardina, Italian.

    My best way is to creep under his gabardine; there is no other shelter hereabout. William Shakespeare, Tempest.

    You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog,
    And spit upon my Jewish gabardine. William Shakespeare, Mer. of Venice.

    The knight did straight submit,
    And laid his weapons at her feet:
    Next he disrob’d his gabardine,
    And with it did himself resign. Hudibras, b. i.


  1. Gabardine

    Gabardine is a durable twill worsted wool, a tightly woven fabric originally waterproof and used to make suits, overcoats, trousers, uniforms, windbreakers, outerwear and other garments.


  1. gabardine

    Gabardine is a tightly woven, twill-weave fabric typically made from wool, cotton, or a blend of different materials. It is tough and durable, often used in making suits, overcoats, trousers, uniforms, or windbreakers due to its firm finish and water-resistant qualities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gabardinenoun

    alt. of Gaberdine


  1. Gabardine

    Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers, uniforms, windbreakers, and other garments.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gabardine in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gabardine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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