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gabardine

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noun gab·ar·dine \ˈga-bər-ˌdēn\

Simple Definition of gabardine

  • : a smooth, stiff type of cloth that is often used for suits

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gabardine

  1. 1 :  gaberdine 1

  2. 2 a :  a firm hard-finish durable fabric (as of wool or rayon) twilled with diagonal ribs on the right side b :  a garment of gabardine

Examples of gabardine in a sentence

  1. a jacket made of gabardine



Origin of gabardine

Middle French gaverdine


First Known Use: 1520


GABARDINE Defined for Kids

gabardine

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noun gab·ar·dine \ˈga-bər-ˌdēn\

Definition of gabardine for Students

  1. :  a firm cloth with a hard smooth finish





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