- n. Plural form of gaberdine.
“Dams, pressing forward with many a blustering oath, at the head of the warriors of Hell-gate, clad in their thunder-and-lightning gaberdines; and lastly, the standard-bearers and body-guard of”
“Persian shawls for sashes, and girded their dirty gaberdines with them.”
“There never were such gaberdines in the world before.”
“The drivers, in grey Cossack coats, gaberdines, and white hare-skin coats, sheepskin hats and caps of various patterns, and with pipes in their hands, drove the unharnessed horses through the yard.”
“They used rich Persian shawls for sashes, and girded their dirty gaberdines with them.”
“These all wore black gaberdines, black slippers, stockings that were once white, and black skull-caps over suspiciously shining love-locks.”
“Pelts of Esopus, together with the Van Rippers and the Van Brunts, bearing down all before them; then the Suy Dams and the Van Dams, pressing forward with many a blustering oath at the head of the warriors of Hell-Gate, clad in their thunder-and-lightning gaberdines; and lastly the standard-bearers and body-guards of Peter Stuyvesant, bearing the great beaver of the Manhattoes.”
“On entering we found ourselves in a small and narrow street crowded with people in yellow and grey gaberdines.”
“Mastiansky and Citron approach in gaberdines, wearing long earlocks.”
“Though Lemberg's cafes were gay enough and the old Jews in gaberdines, with the orthodox curl dangling before each ear, dozed peacefully on the park benches, still the Russians were only a few hours 'motor drive to the eastward, and next morning we went out to see them.”
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