garibaldi


garibaldi

< /dʒəˈsɛp i; Italian dʒuˈzɛp pɛ/, 1807–82, Italian patriot and general.

noun

  1. a woman’s loose blouse with long sleeves popular in the 1860s, copied from the red flannel shirt worn by Garibaldi’s soldiers
  2. British a type of biscuit having a layer of currants in the centre

noun

  1. Giuseppe (dʒuˈzɛppe). 1807–82, Italian patriot; a leader of the Risorgimento. He fought against the Austrians and French in Italy (1848–49; 1859) and, with 1000 volunteers, conquered Sicily and Naples for the emerging kingdom of Italy (1860)

1862, blouse worn by women in imitation of red shirts worn by followers of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), liberator of Italy.

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