- He never permitted a trifle like this to unsettle his patience; he just kept on wearing that gaberdine until it had no nap and the wads wouldn't stick. - "The Fiend's Delight", Dod Grile.
- They had dressed him in a gaberdine and set the yellow cap on his shaven poll. - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.
- And so you expected a gaberdine. - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.