a brand of raincoat made of a waterproof, mercerized cotton fabric.
any of various fabrics used in clothing, especially in coats.
Contemporary Examples

Romeo Beckham Models For Burberry in New Campaign Shot by Mario Testino Isabel Wilkinson December 16, 2012
Christopher Bailey Is Getting Hitched; Ann Romney Snubbed Anna Wintour The Daily Beast August 30, 2012
Photo of the Day: Burberry’s Technicolor Rainbow Isabel Wilkinson September 16, 2012
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Celebrates 2012 Award Winners Robin Givhan November 13, 2012
Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts Moves To Apple Isabel Wilkinson October 14, 2013

Historical Examples

The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
Priscilla’s Spies George A. Birmingham
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen
The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
Lady Cassandra Mrs George de Horne Vaizey

noun (pl) -ries
trademark a light good-quality raincoat, esp of gabardine


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