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gaberdine

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Encyclopedia

  • The fabric takes its name from the "gaberdine", spelled with an 'e', which is a long, loose overgarment tied at the waist. Burberry clothing of gabardine was worn by polar explorers including Roald Amundsen, the first man to reach the South. — “Gabardine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Operation Gaberdine. Operation Anaconda. Operation Enduring Freedom He was awarded the Medal for Gallantry for his efforts during Operation Anaconda while attached to the United States 10th. — “Martin Wallace (soldier) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • During the 1960s, there was great enthusiasm for plastic and paper garments as futuristic clothing such as plastic raincoats, which were far lighter and cheaper than mackintoshes or gaberdine raincoats, and could also be manufactured in bright colours or made transparent or translucent. — “Plastic clothing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He lost his hat; the tails of his open gaberdine flew behind him. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • "Not a shekel, not a silver penny, not a halfling–so help me the God of Abraham!" said the Jew, clasping his hands; "I go but to seek the assistance of some brethren of my tribe to aid me to pay the fine which the Exchequer of the Jews have imposed upon me–Father Jacob be my speed! I am an impoverished wretch–the very gaberdine I wear is borrowed from Reuben of Tadcaster." [15]... — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott

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