Origin of gabardine
Examples from the Web for gabardine
A porter took his kit-bag and wanted to relieve him also of the gun-case, the fishing-rod, and the gabardine.
He liked the look of a Burberry gabardine which lay beside him on the seat.
His skull-cap and his gabardine might have been heirlooms from the Patriarch Jacob; and his poor hands seemed made for clawing.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
We had overalls of two different materials: Burberry "gabardine" and the ordinary green kind that is used in Norway in the winter.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
"Look alive, then," said Dick; and he forthwith took from beneath his gabardine several small parcels done up in brown paper.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for gabardine
Word Origin for gabardine
Word Origin and History for gabardine
1590s, "dress, covering," variant of gaberdine. Meaning "closely woven cloth" is from 1904.