Geneva gown

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Geneva gown

n.
A loose black academic or clerical gown with wide sleeves.

[After GenevaSwitzerland.]

Geneva gown

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a long loose black gown with very wide sleeves worn by academics or Protestant clerics
[C19: named after Geneva; see Geneva bands]

Gene′va gown`


n.
a loose large-sleeved black preaching gown worn by Protestant clerics.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.Geneva gown - black academic gown widely used by Protestant clergymen
academic gown, academic robe, judge's robe - a gown worn by academics or judges