gab·ar·dine (găbər-dēn′, găb′ər-dēn)
1. A sturdy, tightly woven fabric of cotton, wool, or rayon twill. Also called gaberdine.
2. See gaberdine.
3. Chiefly British A laborer's long loose smock; a gaberdine.
[Alteration of GABERDINE.]
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