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]

Borrowing from Dutch gabardine.

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Adjective[edit]

gabardine ‎(not comparable)

  1. made from gabardine

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gabardine
uninflected gabardine
inflected gabardine
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. gabardine
n. sing. gabardine
plural gabardine
definite gabardine
partitive

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]

Borrowing 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]

Borrowing 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