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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 dye is dyeing a garment. Rather than dye the fabric before it is cut & sewn into clothing, garment dye is the process of placing the clothing into a dye bath.
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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