gabardine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

gabardine (usually uncountable, plural gabardines)

  1. (uncountable, countable) A type of woolen cloth with a diagonal ribbed texture on one side.
    The merchant found gabardines with finer ribs sold better here
  2. (uncountable, countable) A similar fabric, made from cotton
  3. (countable) A gaberdine (garment)
  4. (countable) A yellow robe that Jews in England were compelled to wear in the year 1189 as a mark of distinction

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English, from Spanish gabardina (perhaps influenced by gabán "overcoat" and tabardina "coarse coat"), from Middle French galverdine, itself probably from (Old or Middle) High German wallevart "pilgrimage," in the sense of "pilgrim's cloak" (from wallen 'to ambulate' + vart 'journey')

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑ.bɑrˈdi.nə/

Adjective[edit]

gabardine (not comparable)

  1. made from gabardine

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Noun[edit]

gabardine f (plural gabardines, diminutive gabardinetje n)

  1. The woolen (cloth) Gabardine
  2. An overcoat or raincoat (of this material)

References[edit]

  • gabardine” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Spanish gabardina (perhaps influenced by gabán "overcoat" and tabardina "coarse coat"), from Middle French galverdine, itself probably from (Old or Middle) High German wallevart "pilgrimage," in the sense of "pilgrim's cloak"

Noun[edit]

gabardine f (plural gabardines)

  1. The woolen cloth gaberdine
  2. A long coat with sleeves, notably a raincoat

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Spanish gabardina (perhaps influenced by gabán "overcoat" and tabardina "coarse coat"), from Middle French galverdine, itself probably from (Old or Middle) High German wallevart "pilgrimage" in the sense of "pilgrim's cloak"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡa.barˈd̪iː.ne], /ɡabarˈdine/

Noun[edit]

gabardine m (invariable)

  1. The woolen cloth gabardine
  2. An overcoat or raincoat, (originally) of this material

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabardine f (plural gabardines)

  1. Alternative form of gabardina