Glossary of terms used on this site
Gab-bar-dean - A closely woven twill fabric made from cotton or wool. The fabric is smooth on one side and has a diagonally ribbed surface on the other. Gaberdine, the breathable, weatherproof and tearproof fabric was developed by Thomas Burberry and was first introduced in 1880 and patented in 1888.
(from French: galoches), are a type of rubber shoe or boot that is slipped over shoes to keep them from getting muddy or wet.
Gaunt-lit - A long glove covering the wrist, typically worn when driving.
Ghillie (or Gillie) Collar - Gil-i - Named after a Highland Chief’s attendant. This is when a jacket can be done up at the neck, like a coat , keeping the Scottish weather out and giving the jacket its name.
Named after a Highland Chief’s attendant. This is when a jacket can be done up at the neck, like a coat , keeping the Scottish weather out and giving the jacket its name.
The name originates from an adjective in the Malay language, ging-gang, meaning striped. Today it means a checkered pattern fabric usually in cotton with two colours.
A rare blend of Andean guanaco, pashmina and yearling cashmere, three of the finest fibres.
Gurn-zi - A close fitting knitted upper garment, worn by sailors or fishermen.