- Haberdine Hab`er*dine" (h[a^]b`[~e]r*d[=e]n" or h[a^]"b[~e]r*d[i^]n), n. [D. abberdaan, labberdaan; or a French form, cf. OF. habordeau, from the name of a Basque district, cf. F. Labourd, adj. Labourdin. The l was misunderstood as the French article.] A cod salted and dried. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.