Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gabardine.

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Examples

  • "Butte, America" is what we called it, because we were proud then and our town became famous and our men wore Oxfords, gabardines, fedoras.

    Tap 'er Light

  • It has smoke-filled stations and gabardines, a cursory but efficient sketch of Bletchley life – Georgia King puts in a shrewd turn as a yappy and randy upper-class code-breaker – and some skimpy scenes with Churchill's private secretary.

    One Night in November; Macbeth; Novecento

  • Juntam-se em pequenos grupos durante a noite, vestidos com gabardines, perucas, etc.

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  • But, on the other part, the defendant shall be bound to furnish him with hay and stubble for stopping the caltrops of his throat, troubled and impulregafized, with gabardines garbled shufflingly, and friends as before, without costs and for cause.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • If the material from which the cloth is made is of the best quality—laces, gabardines, silks, satins, or softly woven cottons—the sensation on the body is oh so fine.

    Arcturian Songs of the Masters of Light

  • Inside his and Carrie's apartment, he got out of a lamb's-wool pullover and expensive cream gabardines.

    The Season of the Machete

  • Claret-coloured gabardines were fashionable, and a black skull-cap inevitable.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • MISSES 'DRESSES: Dresses of imported serges and gabardines, for street wear, and a number of exclusive knit cloth models in attractive colorings for sports wear -- sizes 14 to 18 years.

    How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) A Complete Guide to Correct Business and Personal Correspondence

  • Thyrsis had not spent any of his time delving into other people's books for "local color"; he was not relying for his effects upon gabardines and hauberks, and

    Love's Pilgrimage

  • One morning the tramp docked at Alexandria, and from the deck he looked at the city, white in the sunlight, and the crowd on the wharf; he saw the natives in their shabby gabardines, the blacks from the Soudan, the noisy throng of Greeks and Italians, the grave Turks in tarbooshes, the sunshine and the blue sky; and something happened to him.

    Moon and Sixpence

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