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Synonyms for gaberdine

a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles

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A stooped man in a Jewish gaberdine stood at his elbow with a note.
He was incongruously dressed in a gaberdine raincoat, check trousers and flip-flop sandals.
He had on a khaki-coloured gaberdine she hadn't seen before; she fancied, for a brief moment, that he was a Forties' film star of the sort her mother drooled over: jaw set, collar up, hands thrust deep in his pockets.
Heald moved upstage, stood above the sitting Antonio, and lashed out at him bitterly about his previously spitting upon Shylock's "Jewish gaberdine" (110), and then with biting sarcasm asked if the dog Jew ought to "bend low, and in a bondman's key" (121) lend Antonio so much moneys.
His brownish coat - tweed or gaberdine - is worn knee-length.
Clothes and fabric: Cotton, rayon, gaberdine. Colours: The entire spectrum in one glance.
The desire of revenge is almost inseparable from the sense of wrong; and we can hardly help sympathizing with the proud spirit, hid beneath his "Jewish gaberdine," stung to madness by repeated undeserved provocations, and labouring to throw off the load of obloquy and oppression heaped upon him and all his tribe by one desperate act of "lawful" revenge....
He was a richly dressed Levantine alien, wearing a multicolored gaberdine of black, red, blue-green, and brown tones over a long grey tunic, and a coffee-colored and red tricone after the fashion of the Italianate Jews.
Shylock's I, iii 'gaberdine' speech is the exemplum piece.
The cap and gaberdine mac on one boy speak of another age
He could be found roaming the city with his beloved dog on his head in a seriously battered gaberdine overcoat.