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[bur-buh-ree, -ber-ee] /ˈbɜr bə ri, -ˌbɛr i/
a brand of raincoat made of a waterproof, mercerized cotton fabric.
any of various fabrics used in clothing, especially in coats. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was carrying a light Burberry on his arm, and he held it open for her.

  • He liked the look of a Burberry gabardine which lay beside him on the seat.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • Outside all came our excellent Burberry clothes -- trousers and jacket.

  • They love English tweed and they think that there is nothing like a Burberry coat.

    Germany in War Time

    Mary Ethel McAuley
  • The Burberry helmet and blouse were either in one piece or separate.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
British Dictionary definitions for Burberry


noun (pl) -ries
trademark a light good-quality raincoat, esp of gabardine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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