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gabardine   a garment of gabardine, namely a durable wool or rayon fabric twilled with diagonal ribs on the right side.  A firm hard-finish durable fabric (as of wool or rayon) twilled with diagonal ribs on the right side; also gaberdine.  Steep twill ( approx. 63 degrees).

gaberdine  a coarse long loose outer garment worn in medieval times and especially by Jews since the 16th century; an English laborer's smock

gaiter  a cloth or leather leg covering reaching from the instep to above the ankle or to mid-calf or knee; an ankle-high shoe with elastic gores in the sides; and overshoe with fabric upper

galligaskins loose hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuries; very loose trousers; [Chiefly British] leggings

gallus [Chiefly dialectical] suspender [Usually used in plural]

galosh a high overshoe worn especially in snow and slush

gambando a horseman's legging

gamboge  a strong yellow.

garb  a style of apparel

garibaldi  a woman's blouse copied from the red shirt worn by the Italian patriot Garibaldi

garland wreath, chaplet

garment  an article of clothing

garment technologist  this includes pattern construction, a broad knowledge of textiles and quality issues. The use of CAM and relative packages is required as a garment technologist.

garnet a variable color averaging a dark red.

garnetting a mechanical process whereby short cotton fibers and/or other fibers are combed into a specific orientation and formed into a thin web, which are then layered to create a batting that is generally used as an upholstery material.

garrison cap  a visor-less folding cap worn as part of a military uniform [Compare service cap]

garter a band worn to hold up a stocking or sock; a band worn to hold up a shirt sleeve

gaskin [Plural & Obsolete] hose, breeches

gauntlet  a glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand; any of various protective gloves used especially in industry; a dress glove extending above the wrist

gauze a thin often transparent fabric used chiefly for clothing or draperies.

gazar  a silk organza.

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