stuff gown

stuff gown

n
(Clothing & Fashion) Brit a woollen gown worn by a barrister who has not taken silk
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What do you pay for a stuff gown for the wife of the laborer or the mechanic?
She was dressed, like all the rest, in a dark stuff gown and a white collar; her features were dissimilar to any there, not so rounded, more defined, yet scarcely regular.
There she sat, staid and taciturn-looking, as usual, in her brown stuff gown, her check apron, white handkerchief, and cap.