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a twill-weave worsted, cotton, or spun-rayon fabric

gabardine

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(textiles)
Steep twill fabric made of closely woven single or two-ply fibers of wool, rayon, polyester, or other yarn.
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You call me misbeliever, cutthroat dog, You spet upon my Jewish gaberdine, And all for use of that which is mine own.
The single-breasted suit, in finely checked grey gaberdine with chunky gold buttons, was created by royal dressmaker Peter Enrione.
Rutter starts with examples of innovative design for a range of plays, but then moves to Shakespeare's writing of the body within the text (Coriolanus's scars, Falstaff's belly), and to a discussion of costume both then (Caliban's gaberdine) and now.
/ And spet upon my Jewish gaberdine (1.3.111-112)--while Portia can exercise power only when she dresses as a man.
Thus in the lavish spread on the New Germany in the pages of Treue, a "drooling schnauzer" and "black leather trousers" evocations of the vanquished Reich--obediently fall into place with "the ubiquitous gaberdine suit" and "partially opened French windows" (126), signs of an easygoing cosmopolitanism that the Reich wanted to wipe from the earth, a cosmopolitanism that nevertheless strikes those who share in it as a sign of "an ongoing German drama" (125).
Trinculo may indeed be attempting this, but Goldberg's observation that Caliban is `represented as anally receptive and as anally productive' (p.117) seems dead wrong, since Caliban protests vigorously at whatever he has to endure under the gaberdine, an action which presages his possible educability.
Gaberdine (Jack Clayton/John Ware 5lb claim) gains his eighth course win in the mile and a half handicap at Windsor.
I sat beside him but I never addressed him a word out of snobbery, for I was an Oppidan and he was a scholar wearing a gown like a gaberdine! But he had his uses when the terrible Headmaster Warre, looking like a Cyclops in his glasses, sometimes threw the door open, and forty terrified boys in tails rose praying inwardly that they would not be called to construe the Greek.
If Sams's National Poet in a gaberdine seems implausible, the crux lies with the weight of evidence accorded the secondary sources in the documentary appendix, especially Aubrey's Brief Lives (1681) and Rowe's Shakespeare works (1709), both listed in the bibliography with their respective seals of approval.
But suppose they relieved themselves of this burden once a week, surrendered their gaberdine armor and leather belts for a Goodwill outfit and roll of duct tape.
Items on offer include gaberdine skirts for 14/11 and 'smart shantung coats' with military collars and broad belts, starting at 21/-03FAMILY and friends of Lance Corporal WM Griffiths of F Company of the 11th Liverpool Scottish Platoon, waited anxiously for news after the young soldier went missing during the charge at Hooge.