academic dress

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academic dress

n
(Education) formal dress, usually comprising cap, gown, and hood, worn by university staff and students
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The Burgon Society, founded to "promote the study of Academical Dress," traces graduation gowns to the cloaks of medieval monks, students in the first universities that sprung up around cathedrals and monastaries.